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Table 1 Sample characteristics (N = 117,274)

From: A global, cross cultural study examining the relationship between employee health risk status and work performance metrics

Variablea Developing
N = 30,104
Developed
N = 87,170
Number of countries, N 88 32
Age (years), Mean, (SD) 33.3 (9.0) 40.5 (10.6)
Male 60.7 59.0
Marital Status (Married/partner) 57.6 69.4
Have dependents 45.8 52.3
BMI obeseb 15.2 24.3
Heart disease risk factorsc 15.1 14.7
Anxiety or depression 18.8 14.2
One day or less sick days taken 85.3 86.2
One or less health risk factors 17.9 27.3
Size of countries
  < 10 40 0
 10–100 21 8
 101–1000 18 15
 1001–10,000 7 6
 10,001–25,000 1 3
  1. a % unless otherwise stated
  2. b BMI (Body mass index, kg/m2) score of ≥30
  3. c Have high blood pressure and/or high cholesterol