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ABSTRACT

ASSOCIATION OF HEIGHT AND TYPE OF HEEL SHOES WITH LOW BACK


PAIN (LBP) ON SALESWOMAN

(Silvi Silvania, Desember 2017, 63 pages)


Faculty of Medicine, Sriwijaya University
Background: Saleswoman is one of the professions who often use high heels during work.
Woman only pay attention to the design and color of high heels but ignore the postural effects
of the use of shoes. The side effect of using high heels for long periods of time can cause
musculoskeletal complaints. The most common musculoskeletal complaints is Low Back Pain
(LBP). The study aims to review the association of height and type of heel shoes with low back
pain on saleswoman.
Method: This research is an observational cross sectional study with incidental sampling. The
population are all saleswomen in Palembang. The samples are 100 saleswomen who wearing
high heels in Palembang. The data obtained in this research is primary data from questionnaire.
Analysis of data used univariate and bivariate analysis with chi square test.
Results: Out of 100 saleswomen, 58 saleswomen have low back pain. Saleswomen who wear
high-risk shoes (> 5 cm) are 60 people (60%) and those who are not at risk (≤ 5 cm) are 40
people (40%). Meanwhile, there were 37 people (37%) wear high-risk type of shoes (stiletto)
and those who are not risk (pump, wedge and platform) shoes are 63 people (63%). There was
a significant association between height of heel and low back pain on saleswoman (p<0.01,
r=0.237) and there was a significant association between type of heel and low back pain on
saleswoman (p<0.000, r=0.187).
Conclusion: There was a significant association of height and type of heel shoes with low bak
pain on saleswoman.
Keywords: The High of Heels, The Type of Heels, Low Back Pain, Saleswoman

Palembang, 18 December 2017

Mengetahui,
Ketua Program Studi Pembimbing I
Pendidikan Dokter

dr. Susilawati, M.Kes dr. Indri Seta Septadina, M.Kes


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