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Table 2 Working conditions of older wage workers according to sex

From: Factors associated with health-related quality of life in Korean older workers

  Total (%) M (%) F (%)
Occupation    
 Office work 266 (19.4) 204 (28.7) 62 (9.5)
 Service work 158 (11.5) 24 (3.4) 134 (20.4)
 Manufacturing work 212 (15.5) 185 (26.0) 27 (4.1)
 Elementary occupations 732 (53.5) 299 (42.0) 433 (66.0)
Employment status    
 Regular employee 756 (55.3) 478 (67.1) 278 (42.4)
 Temporary employee 305 (22.3) 121 (17.0) 184 (28.0)
 Daily employee 307 (22.4) 113 (15.9) 194 (29.6)
Full-/Part -Time    
 Full time worker 1044 (76.3) 627 (88.1) 417 (63.6)
 Part time worker 324 (23.7) 85 (11.9) 239 (36.4)
Working hour /week    
 Mean ± S.D° 38.60 ± 21.40 45.00 ± 21.18 31.63 ± 19.37
  < 40 623 (45.5) 227 (31.9) 396 (60.4)
 40 ~ 52 426 (31.1) 258 (36.2) 168 (25.6)
 52 ~ 60 87 (6.4) 54 (7.6) 33 (5.0)
  ≥60 232 (17.0) 173 (24.3) 59 (9.0)
Shift work    
 Yes 1072 (78.4) 210 (29.5) 86 (13.1)
 No 296 (21.6) 502 (70.5) 570 (86.9)
Total 1368 (100.0) 712 (100.0) 656 (100.0)
  1. SD standard deviation