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Table 1 Descriptive statistics of the sample included in the study (n = 283)

From: Gender differences in Reasons for Sickness Presenteeism - a study among GPs in a Swedish health care organization

  Women   Men   All p-value
  %   %   %  
Age       .260
 <=44 44.2   34.3   40.5  
 45-54 26   29.4   27.2  
 > = 55 29.8   36.3   32.2  
Position       .400
 Residents 30.9   23.5   28.2  
 Specialist 61.9   57.5   64.0  
 Chief physicians 7.2   8.8   7.8  
Marital status       .483
 Married/or cohabiting 82.3   84.3   83.0  
 In a relation, not cohabitinga 3.9   5.9   4.6  
 Single* 13.8   9.8   12.4  
  M SD M SD M  
Number kids 1.97 1.05 1.83 1.22 1.92 .313
Working Time 39.85 10.43 41.27 8.12 40.36 .238
Work-family conflict 3.10 1.08 2.75 1.06 2.97 .008
General Health 3.76 0.87 3.63 0.97 3.71 .256
  1. *Gender differences were tested by chi-square analyses on frequencies and t-test for means
  2. aIn Sweden it is common that romantic partners do not live together. Therefor, this marital status was included in the questionnaire