Jay Lake (jaylake) wrote,
Jay Lake
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A bit more on Repetitive Strain Injury

As a followup to the excellent discussion in comments on my recent RSI post, I present this poll, distilled from various remarks and observations made there. No real goal here, just curious which of these variables map to RSI issues across a set of people.

Poll #841982 RSI Survey Number Two

What wrist shape do you have?

Square
12(25.5%)
Slender/oval
33(70.2%)
Other
2(4.3%)

What is the proportion of your wrists to your hands?

Small/slender wrists
22(44.9%)
Even
23(46.9%)
Blocky/large risks
3(6.1%)
Other
1(2.0%)

What is the diameter of your wrists?

<= 4"
14(28.6%)
4-5"
14(28.6%)
5-6"
6(12.2%)
6-7"
6(12.2%)
7-8"
9(18.4%)
8+"
0(0.0%)

Do you habitually sleep with your hands/wrists curled?

Yes
22(44.0%)
No
18(36.0%)
Don't know
10(20.0%)
Other
0(0.0%)

At what age did you begin using a typewriter or computer keyboard?

<12
26(52.0%)
13-15
16(32.0%)
16-18
6(12.0%)
19+
2(4.0%)

Are you a fidgety writer?

Yes
31(62.0%)
No, heads-down
8(16.0%)
Don't know
9(18.0%)
Other
2(4.0%)

Do you have RSI problems now?

Yes
13(26.5%)
No
29(59.2%)
Don't know
4(8.2%)
Other
3(6.1%)
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