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Table 1 Demographic information for participants.

From: Work related musculoskeletal disorders amongst therapists in physically demanding roles: qualitative analysis of risk factors and strategies for prevention

  Number (%)
Total respondents n = 112 (100%)
Gender - Female 94 (83.9%)
Age  
   20-29 years 58 (51.8%)
   30-39 years 31 (27.7%)
   > 40 years 23 (20.5%)
Years of clinical practice  
   0- 4 years 39 (34.8%)
   5- 9 years 32 (28.6%)
   >10 years 41 (36.6%)
Clinical setting  
   Hospital* 69 (61.6%)
   Non Hospital ** 43 (38.4%)
Position type  
   Rotates to different clinical areas 52 (46.4%)
   Static position 60 (53.6%)
Employment status  
   Full time (≥38 hours/week) 92 (82.1%)
   Part time 20 (17.9%)
  1. * Hospital settings include: inpatient or outpatient
  2. ** Non hospital settings include: community outpatients, domiciliary patients, residential care settings, mental health (acute, community and extended care) and mixed settings