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Table 5 ISCO classification of participants for males and females

From: Work ability and percentage of hours worked related to limitations in patients with upper extremity musculoskeletal disorders: a cross-sectional cohort study

  Female Male Total
N Percent N Percent N Percent
Cat 1. Managers 59 11.8 44 15.0 103 13.0
Cat 2. Professional 78 15.6 51 17.4 129 16.2
Cat 3. Technicians and associate professionals 18 3.6 67 22.9 85 10.7
Cat 4. Clerical support workers 205 40.9 76 25.9 281 35.4
Cat 5. Service and sales workers 44 8.8 19 6.5 63 7.9
Cat 7 or 8. Craft and related trades workers & plant and machine operators, and assemblers 64 12.8 20 6.8 84 10.6
Student 8 1.6 8 2.7 16 2.0
Not classifiable 25 5.0 8 2.7 33 4.2
Total 501 100 293 100 794 100