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Table 3 Working conditions of Australian working males: Wave 1 of the Ten to Men cohort

From: Psychosocial job quality, mental health, and subjective wellbeing: a cross-sectional analysis of the baseline wave of the Australian Longitudinal Study on Male Health

Characteristics Summary measure
Job control (Mean, SD) 3.39 (1.56)
Job demands (Mean, SD) 3.88 (1.31)
Job security (Mean, SD) 3.95 (1.36)
Fair pay (Mean, SD) 3.60 (1.70)
Overall job quality (N, %)  
 Optimal 3966 (36.11)
 1 adversity 4037 (36.76)
 2 adversities 2239 (20.39)
 3 or more adversities 740 (6.74)
N 10,982
Employment arrangement (N, %)  
 Permanent 7904 (69.9)
 Fixed term 1201 (10.6)
 Casual/temporary 454 (4.0)
 Self employed 1750 (15.5)
N 11,309
Occupational skill level (N, %)
 High 4201 (38.4)
 Medium 3945 (36.1)
 Low 2798 (25.6)
N 10,944
Working hours in all jobs (N, %)
 34 and under 1550 (14.7)
 35 to 40 3644 (35.4)
 41 to 48 1881 (18.3)
 49 to 59 1791 (17.4)
 60 h plus 1463 (14.2)
N 10,329
More than one job (N, %)
 No 8976 (90.2)
 Yes 973 (9.8)
N 9949
Night shift work (N, %)
 No 8695 (76.6)
 Yes 2652 (23.4)
N 11,347