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Table 1 QHSS-1998 descriptive statistics (n = 10,155)

From: Alcohol use and misuse: What are the contributions of occupation and work organization conditions?

  Min-Max Mean/percentage Standard deviation
ALCOHOL USE AND MISUSE
Non-drinker
0–1 38% -
Low-risk drinker 0–1 51% -
High-risk drinker 0–1 11% -
OCCUPATIONS
Upper managers
0–1 3% -
Middle managers 0–1 8% -
Front-line supervisors 0–1 6% -
Professionals 0–1 11% -
Semi-professionals 0–1 9% -
Technicians 0–1 2% -
Qualified white-collars 0–1 9% -
Semi-qualified white-collars 0–1 16% -
Non-qualified white-collars 0–1 5% -
Qualified blue-collars 0–1 9% -
Semi-qualified blue-collars 0–1 10% -
Non-qualified blue-collars 0–1 11% -
TASK DESIGN
Skill utilization
6–24 17.59 3.63
Decision authority 3–12 8.73 2.16
DEMANDS
Physical demands
10–40 13.10 4.31
Psychological demands 9–36 22.70 4.20
Hours worked 15–110 38.39 12.15
Irregular work schedule 1–4 2.07 1.03
SOCIAL RELATIONS
Harassment
0–1 20% -
Unionization 0–1 34% -
GRATIFICATIONS
Job insecurity
0–1 0.15 0.35
Performance pay 1–4 1.30 0.82
Prestige 17.7–101.7 43.46 14.33
FAMILY
Marital status (living together)
0–1 69% -
Number of minor children 0–3 0.63 0.92
Household income 1–5 3.69 0.89
Strained marital relations 0–3 0.33 0.73
Strained parental relations 1–5 1.29 0.65
SOCIAL NETWORK
Social support (outside work)
0–015 8.80 3.82
AGENT
Gender (female)
0–1 44% -
Age 15–17/65+ 35–39 8.59–9.60
Physical health (number) 0–3 0.77 0.96
Cigarettes (per week) 0–85 5.93 10.44
Physical activities (frequency) 1–7 3.58 2.09
Stressful childhood events (number) 0–7 0.88 1.16