Table 3

Prevalence of back problems across levels of work variables by sex3-150

VariableMen (n=4209)Women (n=4027)
n% yesn
% yes
Decision latitude (control):
Psychological demands (demand):
Work social support:
Job insecurity:
Work physical exertion:
 Full time384014.8288412.6
 Part time36911.2114312.3
Shift for main job:
 Irregular (with/without weekend)99115.786013.5
 Regular (with weekend)103615.177513.9
 Regular (no weekend)218213.6239211.7
Job type:
 Blue collar204015.557811.8
 White collar201913.7332612.8
  • 3-150 Listwise deletion for all variables except job category, where missing category was created.