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Table 1 Participants, lifestyle- and work characteristics

From: Musculoskeletal pain intensity in different body regions and risk of disability pension among female eldercare workers: prospective cohort study with 11-year register follow-up

  N Mean SD %
Age 8731 45.4 10.0  
Lifestyle factors
 Smoking 8634    
  Yes 3188    36.9
  No 5446    63.1
BMI 8334 24.9 4.4  
 Physical activity during leisure 8564    
  Low-intensity 4020    46.9
  Moderate-intensity 4149    48.5
  High-intensity 395    4.6
Musculoskeletal pain (0–9)
 Low-back pain 8524 2.6 2.3  
 Neck/shoulder pain 8577 2.9 2.5  
 Knee pain 8558 1.3 2.1  
Work factors
 Physical exertion during work [17] 8376 3.9 1.2  
 Psychosocial work factors (0–100)     
  Emotional demands 8629 50.0 18.5  
  Influence at work 8630 45.0 20.6  
  Role conflicts 8647 41.5 15.7  
  Quality of leadership 8444 56.9 21.8  
Disability pension 1035    11.9
  1. BMI Body mass index
  2. SD Standard deviation