Table 1

Occupational characteristics by sex in South Korean diagnostic medical radiation workers

CharacteristicsMaleFemale
Number%Number%
Total53 582100.040 338100.0
Occupation
 Radiological technologist17 22232.1902122.4
 Radiologist11902.25411.3
 Dentist12 17822.733818.4
 Dental hygienist750.113 40433.2
 Nurse4220.8710317.6
 Other physician15 78029.426116.4
 Others671512.5427710.6
Type of facility
 General hospital11 25421.0987124.5
 Hospital and clinic26 39042.310 19725.3
 Dental hospital and clinic12 41523.219 35647.9
 Others35236.69142.3
Area of facility
 Metropolitan26 53449.523 53358.3
 City22 55042.115 43638.3
 Rural44988.413693.4
Calendar year of birth
 <1960962318.08652.1
 1960–196918 76835.0557613.8
 1970–197917 03931.815 85639.3
 ≥1980815215.218 04144.7
Age at entry (years)
 <2510 90420.319 48348.3
 25–3014 72627.511 23127.8
 30–35909017.0483312.0
 35–40867816.228006.9
 ≥4010 18419.019914.9
Calendar year of work began
 <1996981718.333278.3
 1996–200421 71840.513 40533.2
 ≥200522 04741.223 60658.5
Duration of employment (years)
 <1742713.910 70826.5
 1–515 69229.317 33343.0
 5–1014 01226.2809220.1
 ≥1016 45130.7420510.4
Cumulative badge dose (mSv)
 <122 02141.126 03764.5
 1–512 38623.1887722.0
 5–2010 50419.6446111.1
 ≥20867116.29632.4