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Table 1 Distribution of responding women by occupational group

From: Do work-related factors contribute to differences in doctor-certified sick leave? A prospective study comparing women in health and social occupations with women in the general working population

  Number Percent
Health and social workers 661 21.5
 Nurse 204 6.6
 Physical therapist, Radiographer, Health worker with college 49 1.6
 Social worker, social educator 87 2.8
 Nursing and care assistants 254 8.3
 Doctors-/dentists assistants, Pharmacy Technicans 67 2.2
Other occupations 2409 78.5
 Legislators and senior officials in public administration and interest organisations 6 .2
 Corporate managers of large and mediumsized enterprises 187 6.1
 General managers of small enterprises 54 1.8
 Physical, mathematical and engineering science professionals 83 2.7
 Life science and health professionals 38 1.2
 Teaching associate professionals 104 3.4
 Public service administrative professionals 82 2.7
 Other professionals 162 5.3
 Engineering science associate professionals 69 2.2
 Life science and health associate professionals 27 .9
 Teaching associate professionals 298 9.7
 Executive officers in administration, business services, social work and entertainment 414 13.5
 Office clerks 226 7.4
 Customer services clerks 26 .8
 Personal and protective services workers 260 8.5
 Models, salespersons and demonstrators 156 5.1
 Agricultural workers 11 .4
 Extraction and building trades workers 5 .2
 Metal, machinery and related trades workers 12 .4
 Precision, handicraft, printing and related trades workers 15 .5
 Other craft and related trades workers 10 .3
 Stationary-plant and related operators 7 .2
 Machine operators and assemblers 30 1.0
 Drivers and mobile-plant operators 7 .2
 Services elementary occupations 80 2.6
 Agricultural, fishery and related labourers 1 .0
 Labourers in construction and manufacturing 2 .1
 Unspecified or unidentified occupations (missing) 37 1.2
Total working population 3070 100.0
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