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Table 2 Baseline characteristics for the study population

From: Workplace sexual harassment and depressive symptoms: a cross-sectional multilevel analysis comparing harassment from clients or customers to harassment from other employees amongst 7603 Danish employees from 1041 organizations

  Total Sexual harassment from clients/customers Sexual harassment from colleagues/supervisors/subordinates Not exposed
  N (%) N (%) N (%) N (%)
Total 7603 (100) 180 (2.4) 79 (1.0) 7344 (96.6)
Sex
 Men 3487 (45.9) 11 (0.3) 31 (0.9) 3445 (98.8)
 Women 4116 (54.1) 169 (4.1) 48 (1.2) 3899 (94.7)
Age(Mean = 46.0,SD = 10.9)
 18–29 689 (9.1) 28 (4.1) 22 (3.2) 639 (92.7)
 30–39 1352 (17.8) 29 (2.1) 19 (1.4) 1304 (96.4)
 40–49 2309 (30.4) 56 (2.4) 20 (0.9) 2233 (96.7)
 50+ 3253 (42.8) 67 (2.1) 18 (0.6) 3168 (97.4)
Occupation
 Care work 2191 (28.8) 152 (6.9) 16 (0.7) 2023 (92.3)
 Knowledge work 1895 (24.9) 13 (0.7) 16 (0.8) 1866 (98.5)
 Industrial work 1364 (17.9) ≤ 3   15 (1.1) 1349 (98.9)
 Private service 1242 (16.3) 13 (1.0) 22 (1.8) 1207 (97.2)
 Building and construction 911 (12.0) ≤ 3   10 (1.1) 899 (98.7)
Socioeconomic status
 Senior manager in concerns, organizations and the public sector 342 (4.5) 4 (1.2) ≤ 3   336 (98.2)
 Employee in an occupation acquiring skills on the highest level 2393 (31.5) 42 (1.8) 18 (0.8) 2333 (97.5)
 Employee in an occupation acquiring skills on an intermediate level 885 (11.6) ≤ 3   12 (1.4) 876 (98.6)
 Employee in an occupation acquiring skills on ground level 3130 (41.2) 129 (4.1) 34 (1.1) 2967 (94.8)
 Other employees 853 (11.2) 5 (0.6) 13 (1.5) 835 (97.9)
Has the organization implemented activities to prevent sickness-absence?
 Yes (to a high degree/partly) 6246 (82.2) 159 (2.5) 65 (1.0) 6022 (96.4)
 No (to a low degree/ no/do not know) 1228 (16.2) 19 (1.5) 14 (1.1) 1195 (97.3)
 Not relevant 129 (1.7) ≤ 3   ≤ 3   127 (98.4)
Were employees offered health insurance to cover treatment by specialists (physiotherapy, psychologist or similar?
 Yes (yes, offered during working hours/yes, offered outside of working hours) 5527 (72.7) 129 (2.3) 55 (1.0) 5343 (96.7)
 No (no/do not know) 2076 (27.3) 51 (2.5) 24 (1.4) 2001 (96.4)
Has the organization evaluated the psychosocial work environment?
 Yes (yes) 5857 (77.0) 157 (2.7) 65 (1.1) 5635 (96.2)
 No (no/do not know) 1746 (23.0) 23 (1.3) 14 (0.8) 1709 (97.9)
  1. ≤ 3. Due to restrictions regarding potential person-identifiability of data, counts of less than 3 participants cannot be reported