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Table 3 Participant ‘s sociodemographic and job characteristics (2015, 2016, 2020)

From: Evolution of work ability, quality of life and self-rated health in a police department after remodelling shift schedule

Variable T0 (05/2015) (n = 1151) T1 (06/2016) (n = 1122) T2 (12/2020) (n = 1027)
n % n % n %
Gender (female) 338 30.8 349 31.6 377 36.9
Age distribution
 20–24 yrs 31 2.7 30 2.7 110 10.8
 25–29 yrs 121 10.6 142 12.7 195 19.1
 30–34 yrs 234 20.5 196 17.5 173 16.9
 35–39 yrs 226 19.8 238 21.2 151 14.8
 40–44 yrs 149 13.0 149 13.3 159 15.6
 45–49 yrs 176 15.4 151 13.5 79 7.7
 50–54 yrs 173 15.1 162 14.4 75 7.3
  ≥ 55 yrs 34 3.0 45 4.0 80 7.8
Age (weighted mean. CI in yrs.) 39.6 37.5; 41.7 39.5 37.4; 41.6 37.1 34.9; 39.2
Parenthood (yes) 644 57.9 614 57.3 464 46.1
Burden due to care (yes) 79 7.9 64 6.6 67 7.5
Experience with shift rotations (yrs.)
 < 5 yrs 167 14.6 198 17.8 344 33.7
 5–10 yrs 196 17.1 152 13.7 219 21.4
  > 10 yrs 784 68.1 763 68.6 459 44.9
Mainly patrol duty 824 71.8 791 71.1 685 66.8
Fulltime job 1005 87.6 957 85.3 901 88.2