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Table 1 Demographic characteristics

From: Pain situations among working adults and the educational needs identified: an exploratory survey via WeChat

  Total(n = 502) N (%) Pain (n = 227, 45%) N (%) No Pain (n = 275, 55%) N (%) p-value rs
Gender     0.272 /
 F 303 (60.36) 143 (63.00) 160 (63.49)   
 M 199 (39.64) 84 (37.00) 115 (45.63)   
Age     0.031^ 0.077
 16–20 24 (4.78) 6 (2.64) 18 (7.14)   
 21–30 213 (42.43) 100 (44.05) 113 (44.84)   
 31–40 179 (35.66) 75 (33.04) 104 (41.27)   
 41–50 63 (12.55) 30 (13.22) 33 (13.10)   
 51–60 23 (4.58) 16 (7.05) 7 (2.78)   
Marital Status     0.168 /
 Married 356 (70.92) 154 (67.84) 202 (80.16)   
 Single/Divorced/widowed 146 (29.08) 73 (32.16) 73 (28.97)   
Educational Level     0.034  
 None 11 (2.19) 9 (3.96) 2 (0.79)   
 Primary School 40 (7.97) 13 (5.73) 27 (10.71)   −0.185
 Middle school 46 (9.16) 20 (8.81) 26 (10.32)   
 College or Above 405 (80.68) 185 (81.50) 220 (87.30)   
Occupation     0.385  
 Civil 35 (6.97) 15 (6.61) 20 (7.94)   
 Profession 114 (22.71) 62 (27.31) 52 (20.63)   /
 Worker 77 (15.34) 28 (12.33) 49 (19.44)   
 Business/Service 90 (17.93) 38 (16.74) 52 (20.63)   
 Farmer 31 (6.18) 12 (5.29) 19 (7.54)   
 Producer/Transport 18 (3.59) 8 (3.52) 10 (3.97)   
 Soldier 14 (2.79) 7 (3.08) 7 (2.78)   
 Others 123 (24.50) 57 (25.11) 66 (26.19)   
Income (Monthly, CNY)     0.566  
 < 2000 14 (2.79) 4 (1.76) 10 (3.64)   
 2001–3000 22 (4.38) 10 (4.41) 12 (4.36)   −0.303
 3001–4000 28 (5.58) 17 (7.49) 11 (4.00)   
 4001–5000 47 (9.36) 21 (9.25) 26 (9.46)   
 5001–6000 51 (10.16) 26 (11.45) 25 (9.09)   /
 6001–7000 70 (13.94) 36 (15.86) 34 (12.36)   
 7001–8000 88 (17.53) 39 (17.18) 49 (17.82)   
 8001–9000 91 (18.13) 37 (16.30) 54 (19.64)   
 9001–10,000 60 (11.95) 25 (11.01) 35 (12.73)   
  > 10,000 31 (6.18) 12 (5.29) 19 (6.91)   
Living Condition     0.074  
 With Family 119 (23.71) 50 (22.03) 69 (25.09)   
 With Mate 115 (22.91) 52 (22.91) 63 (22.91)   
 With Parents 104 (20.72) 37 (16.30) 67 (24.36)   
 With Children 66 (13.15) 33 (14.54) 33 (12.00)   
 Along 63 (12.55) 34 (14.98) 29 (10.55)   
 With Others 35 (6.97) 21 (9.25) 14 (5.09)   
  1. ^Chi-Square test was applied, p-value < 0.05 is considered statistically significant