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Table 1 Baseline characteristics by gender and stress profiles as defined by the Brief Job Stress Questionnaire

From: Occupational stress and the risk of turnover: a large prospective cohort study of employees in Japan

 Men (n = 3892)Women (n = 5765)
High stressOthersp-valueHigh stressOthersp-value
No. of participants187 3705  1007 4758  
Age, years
 20–2925(13.4)748(20.2)0.004477(47.4)2482(52.2)0.005
 30–3972(38.5)1042(28.1) 291(28.9)1339(28.1) 
 40–4990(48.1)1915(51.7) 239(23.7)937(19.7) 
Length of service, years
 0–431(16.6)596(16.1)0.221375(37.2)1969(41.4)0.018
 5–936(19.3)548(14.8) 316(31.4)1306(27.5) 
  ≥ 10120(64.2)2561(69.1) 316(31.4)1483(31.2) 
Job type
 Sales93(49.7)2130(57.5)0.097510(50.7)2644(55.6)< 0.001
 Claims service42(22.5)662(17.9) 378(37.5)1251(26.3) 
 Administrative52(27.8)913(24.6) 119(11.8)863(18.1) 
Position
 Staff132(70.6)2231(60.2)< 0.001922(91.6)4436(93.2)0.007
 Manager39(20.9)1413(38.1) 4(0.4)45(1.0) 
 Temporary employee16(8.6)61(1.7) 81(8.0)277(5.8) 
  1. Values are presented as n (%). Variables were compared using chi-square tests
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