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Has working at a computer all day caused health issues?

Survey period: 24 Mar 2014 to 31 Mar 2014

"Health issues" is a broad term, but assume it means anything affecting your health and your quality of life.

Back / neck problems98647.52
Shoulder / Elbow joint problems46722.51
Forearm / wrist / hand (including carpel tunnel)57527.71
Other Musculoskeletal problems1517.28
Vision / eye problems83440.19
Mental health issues25212.14
No issues for me!37217.93
Respondents were allowed to choose more than one answer; totals may not add up to 100%

GeneralCarpal tunnel Pin
PIEBALDconsult24-Mar-14 4:56
professionalPIEBALDconsult24-Mar-14 4:56 
GeneralRe: Carpal tunnel PinPopular
G-Tek25-Mar-14 1:28
MemberG-Tek25-Mar-14 1:28 
GeneralRe: Carpal tunnel Pin
PIEBALDconsult25-Mar-14 4:47
professionalPIEBALDconsult25-Mar-14 4:47 
GeneralDepends on the computer Pin
NeverJustHere24-Mar-14 3:42
MemberNeverJustHere24-Mar-14 3:42 
GeneralRe: Depends on the computer Pin
Johnny YYZ25-Mar-14 5:41
professionalJohnny YYZ25-Mar-14 5:41 
GeneralShould have had an option for "All of the above" Pin
CHill6024-Mar-14 3:25
mveCHill6024-Mar-14 3:25 
GeneralSure, but I blame the clients Pin
Member 906355624-Mar-14 2:43
MemberMember 906355624-Mar-14 2:43 
GeneralCan we be sure of the links? PinPopular
Carl_Sharman24-Mar-14 1:39
MemberCarl_Sharman24-Mar-14 1:39 
It may well be a reasonable assumption in most cases, but we don't know for sure that the health issues we have are caused by working on computers. As we know, correlation does not imply causation.
GeneralRe: Can we be sure of the links? Pin
ZurdoDev24-Mar-14 2:31
professionalZurdoDev24-Mar-14 2:31 
GeneralNo because of the computer... Pin
Kornfeld Eliyahu Peter24-Mar-14 1:39
professionalKornfeld Eliyahu Peter24-Mar-14 1:39 
GeneralI don't think I can blame the computer Pin
chriselst24-Mar-14 1:30
professionalchriselst24-Mar-14 1:30 
GeneralThe other way around... Pin
S Houghtelin24-Mar-14 1:29
professionalS Houghtelin24-Mar-14 1:29 
GeneralHaving No Issue Pin
Hemant Singh Rautela24-Mar-14 1:06
professionalHemant Singh Rautela24-Mar-14 1:06 
GeneralNeck problems Pin
Marco Bertschi24-Mar-14 0:52
professionalMarco Bertschi24-Mar-14 0:52 
GeneralObesity is a bit of a strong term for it Pin
Rob Philpott24-Mar-14 0:45
MemberRob Philpott24-Mar-14 0:45 
GeneralRe: Obesity is a bit of a strong term for it Pin
CDP180224-Mar-14 20:32
MemberCDP180224-Mar-14 20:32 
GeneralNot natural Pin
jim lahey24-Mar-14 0:19
Memberjim lahey24-Mar-14 0:19 
GeneralIs it really...? Pin
Sander Rossel23-Mar-14 22:53
professionalSander Rossel23-Mar-14 22:53 
GeneralRe: Is it really...? Pin
FIorian Schneidereit26-Mar-14 2:07
MemberFIorian Schneidereit26-Mar-14 2:07 
GeneralRe: Is it really...? Pin
Sander Rossel26-Mar-14 8:51
professionalSander Rossel26-Mar-14 8:51 
GeneralI'm addicted!!! Pin
AlexCode23-Mar-14 22:49
professionalAlexCode23-Mar-14 22:49 
GeneralMental Health Pin
zaxthealien23-Mar-14 21:49
Memberzaxthealien23-Mar-14 21:49 
GeneralRe: Mental Health Pin
DJ van Wyk23-Mar-14 23:17
professionalDJ van Wyk23-Mar-14 23:17 
GeneralRe: Mental Health Pin
Rob Grainger24-Mar-14 2:55
MemberRob Grainger24-Mar-14 2:55 
GeneralRe: Mental Health Pin
FIorian Schneidereit26-Mar-14 2:23
MemberFIorian Schneidereit26-Mar-14 2:23 

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