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Table 1 Respondent characteristics for the 2010 and 2013 Partnering Healthy@Work workforce surveys

From: Does workplace health promotion contribute to job stress reduction? Three-year findings from Partnering Healthy@Work

  Men   Women  
  2010 2013   2010 2013  
Continuous Variables Mean SD Mean SD p Mean SD Mean SD p
Age [years, mean] (SE) 47.1 10.1 47.6 10.4 0.212 45.8 10.4 46.8 10.3 0.001
Tenure (SE) 14.1 11.8 14.9 11.7 0.125 12.7 10.2 13.0 10.3 0.211
Hours worked (SE) 40.4 12.9 40.1 13.4 0.667 36.8 15.7 36.0 15.6 0.078
Annual Salary ($ AU)a 66,566 20,487 73,608 36,033 <0.001 63,232 20,073 70,091 20,333 <0.001
Categorical Variables % n % n   % n % n  
Marital Status           
 Married/ Partner 91 774 94 763 ref 85 1767 85 1711 ref
 Not married 9 79 6 52 0.029 15 313 15 301 0.937
Education           
 Post school 61 495 66 514 ref 68 1308 66 1239 ref
 Middle school 3 23 2 12 0.053 2 40 2 36 0.826
 Upper school 36 291 32 248 0.064 30 567 32 606 0.087
Employment band           
 Low/mid band 75 719 78 716 ref 89 2183 94 2166 Ref
 High/very high band 25 245 22 200 0.068 11 261 6 145 <0.001
Employment Category           
 Employment Category 88 848 86 785 ref 92 2256 88 2034 ref
 Fixed-term/ casual 12 116 14 131 0.146 8 188 12 276 <0.001
Employment Condition           
 Full-time 84 814 84 772 ref 51 1243 48 1105 ref
 Part-time 16 150 16 144 0.924 49 1201 52 1206 0.036
Days worked           
 Mon to Fri 69 665 75 646 ref 53 1289 63 1205 ref
 Days Vary Weekly 18 170 19 160 0.796 16 382 19 367 0.739
 Other 13 122 6 55 <0.001 31 759 18 355 <0.001
 Total Respondents   964   917    2444   2311  
  1. aBased on full-time equivalent hours