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Table 1 Demographic and anthropometric characteristics of questionnaire respondents in 2005

From: Knee complaints and consequences on work status; a 10-year follow-up survey among floor layers and graphic designers

  Floor layers (N = 109) Graphic designers (N = 241)
  1995 2005 1995 2005
  Mean Range Mean Range Mean Range Mean Range
Age (years) 43.5 26–60 53.5 36–70 48.6 30–60 58.6 40–70
Seniority * (years) 22.0 2–40 29.4 3–49 27.6 1–45 34.9 2–54
BMI(kg/m2) 25.5 19.6–40.1 26.7 20.0–51.1 25.0 16.8–37.3 26.1 16.6–42.0
Employment in the trade n (%) n (%) n (%) n (%)
Presently at work 81 (74.3%) 56 (51.4%) 173 (71.8%) 75 (31.1%)
Presently off work 28 (25.7%) 53 (48.6%) 68 (28.2%) 166 (68.9%)
- Change of occupation    18 (16.5%)    27 (24.8%)    37 (15.3%)    69 (28.7%)
- Early retirement    2 (1.9%)    9 (8.3%)    27 (11.2%)    68 (28.2%)
- Old-age pension -    5 (4.6%) -    19 (7.9%)
- Disability pension    7 (6.4%)    8 (7.3%)    4 (1.7%)    8 (3.3%)
- Rehabilitated -    1 (0.9%) - -
- Long illness    1 (0.9%)    3 (2.7%) -    2 (0.8%)
  1. *Duration of employment in the trade
  2. BMI, body mass index