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Table 1 Demographic and occupational profile of respondents

From: Relationship between Psychosocial Risk Factors and Work-Related Musculoskeletal Disorders among Public Hospital Nurses in Malaysia

Variables WRMSDs (n = 376) P-value+
Yes (n = 275) No (n = 101)
  Mean (SD)  
Age (yr) 29.62 (7.13) 30.21 (6.70) 0.46
Years of employment as nurses 7.33 (4.89) 7.61 (5.18) 0.64
Working hours/week 45.17 (5.17) 44.65 (5.17) 0.41
Body mass index (BMI) (kg/m2) 24.39 (4.49) 23.65 (4.44) 0.15
  % (n)  
Race    
Malay 94.20 (260) 94.10 (95) 0.96
Non-Malay 5.80 (15) 5.90 (6)  
Marital status    
Married 78.91 (217) 70.30 (71) 0.09*
Not married 21.09 (58) 29.70 (30)  
  1. *indicate statistically significance differences.
  2. +calculated by t-test or chi-square test.