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Table 2 General characteristic of the mothers (n = 1,220)

From: Mothers’ Working Hours and Children’s Obesity: Data from the Korean National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey, 2008–2010

   Mothers
N(%¶)
Age (years) Mean ± S.E.† 41.21(±0.158)
Body Mass Index (kg/m2) < 25 907(75.5)
≥25 289(24.5)
Education Elementary school 48(4.5)
Middle school 103(9.2)
High school 694(56.7)
Some college or more 375(29.6)
Job║ Managers 9(0.8)
Professionals and related workers 272(21.5)
Office clerks 188(15.0)
Service workers 190(15.8)
Sales workers 230(19.5)
Skilled agricultural, forestry and fishery workers 38(2.4)
Crafts and related workers 54(4.5)
Equipments, machine operating and assembling workers 33(2.3)
Elementary workers 206(18.1)
Military officer 0(< 0.1)
Working hours per week < 40 459(38.8)
40-48 422(33.9)
49-60 193(15.7)
>60 145(11.6)
Work schedule Day work 991(86.5)
Shift work 156(13.5)
  1. † standard error, ¶ estimated percentage, ║by Korean Standard Classification of Occupations, 6th version.