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Table 1 Demographic and health characteristics of study subjects

From: The Effect of Work Characteristics on Dermatologic Symptoms in Hairdressers

Variable* n (%)
Age  
  < 30 342 (33.4)
  < 40 334 (32.6)
40 349 (34.0)
Gender
  Male 151 (14.4)
  Female 894 (85.6)
BMI
  < 25 916 (95.6)
25 42 (4.4)
Marital status
  Not married 591 (59.0)
  Married 410 (41.0)
Educational level
High school completion 566 (54.6)
  > High school completion 471 (45.4)
Smoking status
  Non/past smoker 805 (79.0)
  Current smoker 214 (21.0)
Weekly alcohol consumption§
  None 453 (45.8)
  Mild 460 (46.5)
  Heavy 77 (7.8)
Weekly exercise
  None 619 (60.7)
4times 345 (33.8)
  > 4times 56 (5.5)
Perceived state of health
  Good 410 (39.6)
  Normal 489 (47.2)
  Bad 136 (13.1)
  1. *The total of each variable is not always 1,054 due to missing values.
  2. Body mass index: weight/height2.
  3. Includes divorced, separated and bereaved.
  4. §None: never drink or only on rare occasions, Mild: < 4 times per week, Heavy: 5 times per week.