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Table 2 Working condition factors and well-being

From: The relationship between working condition factors and well-being

    Well-being  
   Total Poor Fair  
   N N % N % p-value*
Type of occupation Unskilled 1,143 531 46.5 612 53.5 <0.001
Semi-skilled 445 195 43.8 250 56.2
Skilled 685 300 43.8 385 56.2
Expertise 492 175 35.6 317 64.4
Sales 727 278 38.2 449 61.8
Service 922 402 43.6 520 56.4
Clerk 1,494 492 32.9 1,002 67.1
Senior management 53 18 34.0 35 66.0
Agriculture, forestry and fishing 34 24 70.6 10 29.4
Years employed <1 yr 1,166 486 41.7 680 58.3 0.023
1≤, <5 yrs 2,847 1,179 41.4 1,668 58.6
5≤, ≤10 yrs 967 350 36.2 617 63.8
>10 yrs 1,015 400 39.4 615 60.6
Employment type Contingent 1,288 601 46.7 687 53.3 <0.001
Regular 4,707 1,814 38.5 2,893 61.5
Employment stability Unstable 1,871 830 44.4 1,041 55.6 <0.001
Stable 4,124 1,585 38.4 2,539 61.6
Shift working Present 605 243 40.2 362 59.8 0.950
Absent 5,390 2,172 40.3 3,218 59.7
Weekly working time <40 hrs 929 388 41.8 541 58.2 <0.001
40 hrs 1,893 648 34.2 1,245 65.8
40<, ≤60 hrs 2,687 1,142 42.5 1,545 57.5
>60 hrs 486 237 48.8 249 51.2
Difference between the actual and desired working time ≥10 hrs longer 774 395 51.0 379 49.0 <0.001
<10 hrs longer 1,128 461 40.9 667 59.1
No difference 3,390 1,240 36.6 2,150 63.4
Lack of working time 703 319 45.4 384 54.6
Monthly weekend work More than 4 days 835 368 44.1 467 55.9 <0.001
1 ~ 4 days 2,611 1,166 44.7 1,445 55.3
none 2,549 881 34.6 1,668 65.4
Working condition satisfaction Dissatisfied 1,795 1,004 55.9 791 44.1 <0.001
Satisfied 4,200 1,411 33.6 2,789 66.4
Work stress Severe 1,855 789 42.5 1,066 57.5 0.018
Moderate 2,472 995 40.3 1,477 59.7
Mild 1,668 631 37.8 1,037 62.2
  1. *p-value: Pearson’s chi-squared test.
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