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Table 1 General characteristics of participants

From: The Relationship between Waist Circumference and Work-related Injury in Reference to the Fourth Korea National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey

Variables   Prevalence (%)
Sex Male 55.4
  Female 44.6
Age 20 ~ 40y 41.2
  41 ~ 65y 58.8
Waist circumference Male < 90 cm 72.3
  Male ≥ 90 cm 27.7
  Female < 85 cm 75.3
  Female ≥ 85 cm 24.7
Alcohol consumption (frequency) <1 per month 26.7
  1 ~ 4 per month 36.5
  ≥2 per week 36.8
Present smoking status Smoker 28.4
  Former smoker 21.0
  Never-smoker 50.6
Family income (quartile) Low 10.1
  Low-moderate 25.0
  Moderate-high 1.2
  High 33.7
Types of occupation Manager, professional and administrator 20.9
  Clerk 13.6
  Service and sales worker 23.0
  Skilled agricultural, forestry, and fishery worker 10.8
  Craft, equipment, machine operating, and assembling worker 18.0
  Elementary worker 13.7
Injury experience Yes 7.2
  No 92.8
Work-related injury experience Yes 3.3
  No 96.7
Mechanisms of work-related injury Transport accident 43.3
  Fall down, slip down, and collision 35.4
  Laceration, amputation, stab, and machinery accident 14.4
  Burn and poisoning 3.4
  Etc. 3.4
Location of injury Face, neck, and head 24.5
  Back and waist 27.5
  Upper extremity 23.8
  Lower extremity 21.8
  Etc. 2.4
Marital status Married, living 77.0
  Married, separated 1.8
  Bereavement 2.7
  Divorce 3.6
  Single 14.5
  Unknown 0.3
Exercise status ≥Moderate 29.1
  <Moderate 70.9
Education status ≤Elementary 16.2
  Middle 12.6
  High 38.2
  ≥University 33.0