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Table 2 Characteristics and discrimination experience of the subjects

From: What causes the experience of discrimination in non-regular workers?

Characteristics Discrimination experience (%) Non discrimination experience (%) Total (%) Chi-squared test
Sex     <0.00
Male 281 (8.8) 2929 (91.2) 3210 (41.8)  
 Female 246 (5.5) 4216 (94.5) 4462 (58.2)  
Age (years)     0.009
 16–29 119 (8.5) 1284 (91.5) 1403 (18.3)  
 30–39 63 (7.3) 795 (92.7) 858 (11.2)  
 40–49 100 (6.3) 1482 (93.7) 1582 (20.6)  
  ≥ 50 245 (6.4) 3584 (93.6) 3829 (49.9)  
Education level     0.04
 Middle school 135 (5.7) 2227 (94.3) 2362 (31.1)  
 High school 266 (7.3) 3372 (92.7) 3638 (47.9)  
 College 116 (7.3) 1476 (92.7) 1245 (16.6)  
Average income(Won)     0.01
  < 750,000 132 (5.8) 2160 (94.2) 2292 (30.6)  
 750,000–1,499,999 186 (6.9) 2522 (93.1) 2708 (36.1)  
  ≥ 1,500,000 191(7.6) 2308 (92.4) 2499 (33.3)  
Company’s scale     0.005
  < 5 151 (5.4) 2648 (94.6) 2799 (38.5)  
 5–9 111 (6.8) 1510 (93.2) 1621 (22.3)  
  ≥ 10 214 (7.5) 2643 (92.5) 2857(39.3)  
Company’s characteristics     0.001
 Private sector 456 (7.4) 5736(92.6) 6192(81.7)  
 Public sector 51 (4.7) 1034 (95.3) 1085 (14.3)  
 Non-profit organization 14 (4.7) 285 (95.3) 299(3.9)  
Working hours per week (hours)     0.107
  < 30 185 (6.9) 2488 (93.1) 2673 (35.4)  
 30–44 156 (6.1) 2393 (93.9) 2549 (33.8)  
  ≥ 45 178 (7.7) 2148 (92.3) 2326 (30.8)  
Duration of employment (months)     0.001
  < 12 204 (8.5) 2195 (91.5) 2399 (31.3)  
 12–47 136 (6.1) 2090 (93.9) 2226 (29.0)  
  ≥ 48 187 (6.1) 2860 (93.9) 3047 (39.7)  
Employment status     <0.00
 Permanent workers 76 (5.2) 1398 (94.8) 1474 (19.3)  
 Temporary workers 263 (6.3) 3903 (93.7) 4166 (54.6)  
 Daily workers 186 (9.4) 1798 (90.6) 1984 (26.0)