Table 2

Sample sociodemographic characteristics

Nurses (n=422)Other healthcare professionals (n=412)Unregistered care workers (n=736)Non-health-related occupations (n=18 533)Total (n=20 103)
n%n%n%n%n%
Survey
 2008147 34.8312931.3123131.39652635.21703334.98
 200941 9.72389.22598.02197110.64210910.49
 20108720.629322.5714519.70333618.00366118.21
 20117918.727919.1715721.33345018.62376518.73
 20126816.117317.7214419.57325017.54353517.58
Gender
 Male4711.1410926.469412.77966052.12991049.30
 Female37588.8630373.5464287.23887347.8810 19350.70
Age
 ≤294610.97117.2312817.39329917.8354417.63
 30–343895413.117810.6205611.09222611.07
 35–395613.275312.867410.05229612.39247912.33
 40–447217.066215.0510113.72272714.71296214.73
 45–499021.336415.5310714.54255313.78281414.00
 50–545513.034811.659613.04223012.03242912.08
 55–594711.14419.958211.14191610.34208610.38
 ≥60184.27194.61709.5114567.8615637.77
BMI
 Mean (SD)27.26(5.20)25.91(4.71)28.35(6.23)27.19(5.03)27.21(5.08)
 <25.00*16338.6320048.5423932.47680136.70740336.83
 25.00–29.9915035.5514835.9226335.73727939.28784039.00
 ≥30.0010925.836415.5323431.79445324.03486024.18
  • *Underweight included with normal weight due to small numbers.

  • BMI, body mass index.