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Table 4 Occupation of study participants according to sex

From: Low back pain risk factors in a large rural Australian Aboriginal community. An opportunity for managing co-morbidities?

Occupation Male Female Total % Male % Female % Total
Managers and Administrators 5 3 8 5.7 2.9 4.2
Professionals 7 9 16 8.0 8.8 8.5
Associate professionals* 5 16 21 5.7 15.7 11.1
Tradespersons and related workers 1 2 3 1.1 2.0 1.6
Advanced clerical and service workers 3 2 5 3.4 2.0 2.6
Intermediate clerical, Sales and service workers 3 2 5 3.4 2.0 2.6
Elementary Clerical, Sales and Service workers 2 6 8 2.3 5.9 4.2
Labourers and Related workers 13 3 16 14.9 2.9 8.5
Unemployed/Student 38 28 66 43.7 27.5 34.9
Home duties 1 16 17 1.1 15.7 9.0
Retired 4 15 19 4.6 14.7 10.1
Unknown   5 0 5 0.0 2.6
Total 87 102 189 100 100 100
  1. * Associate Professionals