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Table 1 General characteristics of men and women that experienced an occupational injury

From: Satisfaction with life and the risk of occupational injury

  Male Female
N Cases of the occupational injury p-valuea N Cases of the occupational injury p-valuea
n % n %
Total 4610 297 6.4   1624 57 3.5  
Age (years)
 <  30 297 21 7.1 0.433 476 15 3.2 0.007
  30–39 1628 112 6.9   570 10 1.8
  40–49 1632 101 6.2   371 19 5.1
  50–59 936 52 5.6   188 12 6.4
 ≥ 60 117 11 9.4   19 1 5.3
Marital status
 Never married 1182 74 6.3 0.899 789 21 2.7 0.133
 Married 3356 218 6.5   808 36 4.5
 Divorced/widowed 72 5 6.9   27 0 0.0
Educational status
 ≤ Middle school 195 9 4.6 0.004 107 4 3.7 0.428
  High school 2729 203 7.4   1011 31 3.1
 ≥ College 1686 85 5.0   506 22 4.3
Chronic disease
 No 3559 221 6.2 0.236 1482 47 3.2 0.028
 Yes 1051 76 7.2   142 10 7.0
Smoking habit
 Never 1076 63 5.9 0.001 1570 53 3.4 0.159
 Former 1299 61 4.7   28 2 7.1
 Current 2235 173 7.7   26 2 7.7
Alcohol consumption (unit/week)
 0 1119 69 6.2 0.900 979 30 3.1 0.428
 1~ 14 2252 146 6.5   567 24 4.2
 15+ 1239 82 6.6   78 3 3.8
  1. aObtained by a Chi-squared test or Fisher’s exact test