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Table 4 Physical work factors, by the proportion of respondents who had stopped smoking at follow-up. In Norwegian nurses' aides.

From: Work factors and smoking cessation in nurses' aides: a prospective cohort study

   Stopped smoking  
Baseline work characteristics N n Row % P
Moving patients in bed     0.556
0 388 36 9.3  
1–4 912 89 9.8  
5–9 519 61 11.8  
10 or more 315 30 9.5  
Supporting patients between bed and chair     0.246
0 353 33 9.3  
1–4 953 102 10.7  
5–9 525 59 11.2  
10 or more 282 20 7.1  
Handling heavy objects at work     0.393
0 594 67 11.3  
1–4 1163 113 9.7  
5–9 229 17 7.4  
10 or more 111 10 9.0  
Work requires physical endurance     0.417
Never or very seldom 147 15 10.2  
Rather seldom 201 23 11.4  
Sometimes 555 65 11.7  
Rather often 671 60 8.9  
Very often or always 627 56 8.9  
  1. N = Total number if respondents in each category. n = number of cases in each category. Row % = proportion of cases in each category. The total number of individuals included in these analyses were somewhat lower than the number of individuals who responded to the questionnaire, because not all respondents answered all questions. Times per shift.