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Table 3 Prevalence of depressive symptoms by general characteristics

From: Working hours and depressive symptoms: the role of job stress factors

  No. of total subjects No. of subjects with depressive symptoms %
Total 23,197 9977 43.0
Gender
 Men 12,509 5349 42.8
 Women 10,688 4628 43.3
Age    
 19–29 3025 1160 38.3
 30–39 6357 2447 38.5
 40–49 7062 3049 43.2
 50–59 4743 2233 47.1
 60–69 1704 912 53.5
  ≥ 70 306 176 57.5
Education level
 Graduated high school or less 10,812 5387 49.8
 College 11,833 4415 37.3
 Higher than graduated college 552 175 31.7
Income (KRW)
  < 100 1227 652 53.1
 100–199 8940 4255 47.6
 200–299 7091 2894 40.8
  ≥ 300 5939 2176 36.6
Job category
 White collar 10,466 3739 35.7
 Pink collar 5735 2576 44.9
 Blue collar 6996 3662 52.3
Employment status
 Full-time employee 18,860 7735 41.0
 Temporary employee 3229 1605 49.7
 Day employee 1108 637 57.5
Physical problem
 Yes 10,836 5328 49.2
 No 12,361 4649 37.6
Irregular working time
 Yes 3672 1798 49.0
 No 19,525 8179 41.9
  1. Abbreviations: Korean Won, KRW