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Table 1 Description of elder care workers employed throughout 2006 in the municipality of Aarhus (N = 3,554)

From: Validation of sick leave measures: self-reported sick leave and sickness benefit data from a Danish national register compared to multiple workplace-registered sick leave spells in a Danish municipality

   % n
Age in years, median (interquartile range) 47.5 (39–54)
Gender (% female) 95.3 3,387
Workplace, local centres:   
 Frederiksbjerg 9.2 326
 Hasle-Gellerup-Toftegården 7.5 267
 Holme og Skåde 7.4 264
 Hørgården og Vejlby 8.1 289
 Skelager/Bjørnshøj 4.2 148
 Trøjborg og Abildgården 5.6 199
 Viby og Rosenvang 6.6 235
 North 7.1 251
 Northwest 7.5 267
 South 8.2 291
 Southwest 5.5 197
 West 9.1 324
 City 7.2 255
 Others 6.8 241
Profession:   
 administration 5.4 190
 activity 6.3 222
 kitchen and café staff 1.1 39
 cleaning 5.5 195
 social and health care assistant level I and II 68,0 2419
 nurse 10.4 369
 maintenance 0.6 21
 not defined 1.9 66
 remaining staff 0.9 33
Hours worked per week:   
 37 20.8 738
 31-36 40.4 1,434
 21-30 34.6 1,229
 −20 1.7 59
 missing 2.7 94