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Table 1 Baseline characteristics of the 196 RNs included in the study 2003.

From: Life values as predictors of pain, disability and sick leave among Swedish registered nurses: a longitudinal study

Variables   2003    2006   
  n m (SD) Range m (SD) Range
Gender        
   Female 190       
   Male 6       
Age 196 43.0 (9.4) 25-63 45.0 (9.7) 27-65
Years working as a RN 188 13.0 (11.1) 0.5-39 15.0 (10.4) 3.5-42
Marital status        
   Spouses 161       
   Single 35       
Children (yes/no) 155/36       
Children at home (yes/no) 111/49       
Employment        
   Permanent job 187       
   Nurse substitute 8       
Working time        
   Full time 111       
   Part time 71       
  1. a = Information missing for some RNs at baseline; Bold figures = significant, p < 0.001.