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Table 1 Characteristics of study population

From: Risk factors of musculoskeletal symptoms in university hospital nurses

Variables   Number of subjects(%)
   N %
Age(year) 20 ~ 29 298 56.1
  30 ~ 39 144 27.1
  40 ~ 49 74 13.9
  50 15 2.8
Martial status Unmarried 361 68.0
  Married 168 31.6
  other 2 0.4
House work hour per day 0 ~ 2 402 75.7
  3 ~ 5 91 17.1
  6 38 7.2
Department Ward 350 65.9
  Operation room 35 6.6
  Intensive care unit 69 13.0
  Other 77 14.5
Shiftwork No 121 22.4
  Yes 410 77.6
Tenure(years) 0 ~ 4 267 50.3
  5 ~ 10 131 24.7
  >10 133 25.0
Position General duty nurse 428 80.6
  Responsibility nurse 56 10.5
  Head nurse 47 8.9
Job satisfaction Very satisfied 37 7.0
  Satisfied 343 64.6
  Unsatisfied 143 26.9
  Very unsatisfied 8 1.5
ANSI-Z 365 checklist Low grade 379 71.4
  Moderate grade 91 17.1
  High grade 61 11.5
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