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Table 5 General characteristics of specialized health management institution survey

From: The roles of doctors, nurses, and industrial hygienists in the healthcare management services in Korea: a comparison of the opinions of specialized health management institutions and entrusted enterprises

(N = 81)
Item Classification n(%) no. of EW† (mean ± S.D.) no. of person (mean ± S.D.) n(%)
Institution type
  University hospital 19(23.5)   
Clinic 42(51.9)   
Corporation 20(24.7)   
Enterprise size (no. of employees)
  50–99   83.1 ± 63.9 361,629(42.3)
100~ 199   32.4 ± 26.6 281,588(32.9)
200~ 299   6.3 ± 7.1 99,517(11.6)
≥300   3.7 ± 4.0 113,084(13.2)
Categories of enterprise
  Manufacturing1   60.6 ± 65.9 484,944(56.7)
Manufacturing2   10.1 ± 19.5 77,690(9.1)
Service business   34.5 ± 52.9 290,088(33.9)
Construction   0.2 ± 0.6 3096(0.4)
Qualification of doctors
  Specialist of occupational and environmental medicine 56(69.1)   1.5 ± 0.7
Resident of occupational and environmental medicine 9(11.1)   1.0 ± 0.0
Specialist of preventive medicine 21(25.9)   1.2 ± 0.5
Doctor who had experience working in occupational health affairs 14(17.3)   1.4 ± 0.5
Total 77(95.1)   1.9 ± 1.0
Nurse   78(96.3)   3.9 ± 2.3
Qualification of IH‡
  Occupational health instructor 2(2.5)   1.0 ± 0.0
professional engineers in industrial hygiene management 7(8.6)   1.0 ± 0.0
Industrial hygiene managers 74(91.4)   2.1 ± 1.2
Industrial hygiene control industrial engineers 31(38.3)   1.2 ± 0.5
Total 79(97.5)   2.6 ± 1.2
  1. †EW: entrustment workplace, ‡IH: industrial hygienist