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Table. 1.

Table. 1.

Comparison of basic characteristics between the female wage workers and hospital nurses

Before matchingAfter matching


Female wage workers (n=786)Hospital nurses (n=433)pFemale wage workers (n=365)Hospital nurses (n=365)p




n (%) or M±SDn (%) or M±SDn (%) or M±SDn (%) or M±SD
Age (years)20~29146 (18.6)170 (39.3)<.001130 (35.6)123 (33.7).616
30~39277 (35.2)171 (39.5)157 (43.0)153 (41.9)
40~55363 (46.2)92 (21.3)78 (21.4)89 (24.4)
Mean±SD38.46±8.2933.20±7.29<.00133.61±7.1834.14±7.24.320
Marital statusNo271 (34.5)229 (52.9)<.001184 (50.4)181 (49.6).824
Yes515 (65.5)204 (47.1)181 (49.6)184 (50.4)
EducationCollege294 (37.4)102 (23.7)<.00199 (27.1)98 (26.9).772
Bachelor’s425 (54.1)250 (58.0)212 (58.2)206 (56.4)
≥Master’s67 (8.5)79 (18.3)54 (14.8)61 (16.7)
Satisfaction with economic statusAffordable126 (16.0)97 (22.4)<.00183 (22.7)73 (20.0).638
Normal487 (62.0)294 (67.9)239 (65.5)250 (68.5)
Difficult173 (22.0)42 (9.7)43 (11.8)42 (11.6)
StressMean±SD2.08±0.372.37±0.38<.0012.06±0.382.38±0.38<.001
Work-life balance (Work → life)Mean±SD3.09±0.412.58±0.50<.0013.13±0.412.59±0.50<.001
Yes508 (64.6)102 (23.6)<.001247 (67.7)89 (24.4)<.001
No278 (35.4)331 (76.4)118 (32.3)276 (75.6)
Work-life balance (Life → work)Mean±SD2.86±0.422.61±0.47<.0012.90±0.442.60±0.47<.001
Yes371 (47.2)118 (27.3)<.001177 (48.5)97 (26.6)<.001
No415 (52.8)315 (72.8)188 (51.5)268 (73.4)
Job satisfactionMean±SD3.50±0.562.77±0.67<.0013.52±0.542.78±0.67<.001
Turnover intentionNo615 (97.2)143 (33.3)<.001293 (98.3)125 (34.5)<.001
Yes18 (2.8)287 (66.7)5 (1.7)237 (65.5)

Range 1 (low)~4 (high).

Korean J Stress Res 2019;27:268-76 https://doi.org/10.17547/kjsr.2019.27.3.268
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