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Table 5 Association of Occupational-psychosocial Stress with Body Mass Index

From: Effect of Body Mass Index on work related musculoskeletal discomfort and occupational stress of computer workers in a developed ergonomic setup

OSI BMI (kg/m2) Total
  < 18.5 18.5-24.9 > 24.9  
≤ 76 Mild stress 17 (85.0%) - - 17%
77-152 Moderate stress 3 (15.0%) 16 (100.0%) 47(73.4%) 66%
153-230 Severe stress - - 17 (26.6%) 17%
Total 20 16 64 100
Inference Higher OSI score is significantly associated with higher BMI ( > 24.9 kg/m2) with χ2 = 36.412*
  1. * Significant (p < 0.001)