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Table 1 General characteristics of blue-collar workers and white-collar workers

From: Effectiveness of a Comprehensive Stress Management Program to Reduce Work-Related Stress in a Medium-Sized Enterprise

  Blue-collar workers White-collar workers  
  No. % No. % p-value*
Gender      
  Men 120 100.0 73 80.2 <0.001
  Women 0 0.0 18 19.8  
Age      
  20-29 10 8.4 29 32.6 <0.001
  30-39 80 67.2 52 58.4  
  40-49 24 20.2 6 6.7  
  50-59 5 4.2 2 2.2  
Educational level      
  ≤High school 70 58.8 1 1.1 <0.001
  ≥College 49 41.2 89 98.9  
Employment status      
  General 72 60.0 46 51.1 <0.001
  Supervisor 48 40.0 44 48.9  
  1. *p-value by chi-squared test.
  2. “general” means mere clerk.
  3. “supervisor” means higher position than mere clerk such as section chief or director.