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Table 1 Number and characteristics of Danish fishermen and seamen at baseline by gender and occupation, men

From: Hospital contacts for injuries and musculoskeletal diseases among seamen and fishermen: A population-based cohort study

   Baseline 1 January 1994 Baseline 1 January 1999
  Job type1 Number Mean age2 Years Vital status Number Mean age2 years Vital status
     Alive3 Emigrated4    Alive3 Emigrated4
Characteristics   N   N % N % N   N % N %
   Fishermen Fishermen 4570 37.2 ± 9.8 4468 97.8 58 1.3 3470 39.5 ± 10.1 3397 97.9 45 1.3
   Seamen Officers 5061 40.2 ± 10.0 4942 97.7 167 3.3 5375 41.3 ± 10.2 5253 97.7 165 3.1
  Non-officers 5170 35.0 ± 11.1 5037 97.4 192 3.7 5867 37.2 ± 11.4 5731 97.7 171 2.9
  1. 1 Based on latest held employment before baseline.
  2. 2 Mean and standard deviation of age at baseline.
  3. 3 Number and percentage of people alive at the end of the follow-up period.
  4. 4 Number and percentage of people having emigrated during the follow-up period.