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Table 1 Personal characteristics and working experience among dentists (n = 430)

From: Prevalence of musculoskeletal disorders in dentists

  Men (n = 231) Women (n = 199)
Age (in years, mean (SD)) 46.9 (10.1) 44.0 (10.3)
Height (cm, mean(SD)) 178.1 (6.4) 165.0 (5.7)
Body mass index (kg/m2, mean (SD)) 26.7 (3.2) 24.0 (4.3)
Educational level (%)   
   Higher 41 37
   Basic 59 63
Duration of employment (in years, mean (SD) 19.0 (10.0) 18.0 (10.4)
Family situation (%)   
   Alone 14 29
   Relatives/friends 86 71
Children/invalid persons (%)   
   No 74 72
   Yes 26 28