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Table 1 Description of individual, work-related and migration characteristics, and WAI grade of migrant workers in PRD of China

From: Work ability of Chinese migrant workers: the influence of migration characteristics

  Mean SD N %
Age 30.3 9.1 907  
Gender     
  Female    404 44.5
  Male    503 55.5
Marital status     
  Single    378 41.7
  Married    529 58.3
Physical environment (2–10) 6.6 2.4 907  
Work control (2–10) 6.8 1.7 907  
Work pressure (2–10) 6.2 1.9 907  
Length of migration (year) 7.8 6.2 907  
Permanent migration intention     
  Yes    351 38.7
  No    556 61.3
Social Support (5–44) 22 5.1 907  
WAI (17–49)     
  Poor ≤ 35    145 16.0
  Moderate (36–40)    280 30.9
  Good (41–45)    369 40.7
  Excellent (>45)    113 12.5
Y1 = Perceived work ability    
  Weak    497 54.8
  Strong    410 45.2
Y2 = Health status     
  Bad    615 67.8
  Good    292 32.3
Y3 = Mental resource     
  Weak    409 45.1
  Strong    498 54.9