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Table 1 Distribution of demographic and job-related information study participants

From: Diabetes, HIV and other health determinants associated with absenteeism among formal sector workers in Namibia

Categorical variables n % 95% CI
Sex
  Male 5,005 65.3% 64.2-66.4
  Female 2,661 34.7% 33.6-35.8
Job Type
  Labour 5,986 78.1% 77.2-79.0
  Administration 1,626 21.2% 20.3-22.1
Contract Type
  Permanent 5,403 70.5% 69.4-71.5
  Part-time/Short-term 2,263 29.5% 28.5-30.5
Industry
  Retail and Trade 2,086 27.2% 26.2-28.2
  Agriculture 465 6.1% 5.5-6.6
  Fishing 1,869 24.4% 23.4-25.3
  Electricity, gas & water 1,140 14.9% 14.1-15.7
  Wholesale trade and repair of motor vehicles 1,031 13.4% 12.7-14.2
  Hotels and Restaurants 300 3.9% 3.5-4.3
  Transport, Storage and Communication 775 10.1% 9.4-10.8
Sick absence
  Any absence 1,431 18.6% 17.6-19.7
  5 or more days absent 334 4.3% 3.9-4.8
Continuous Variables n   95% CI
Age     
  Mean 36.3   36.0-36.5
  Median 35   
  Range 20-79   
  Missing data 0   
Sick Days     
  Mean 0.92   0.83-1.01
  Median 0   
  Range 0-90   
  Missing data 890   
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