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Table 1 Characteristics of participants from two work places in Japan (N = 50)

From: Effects of a job crafting intervention program on work engagement among Japanese employees: a pretest-posttest study

  A manufacturing company (n = 36) A private psychiatric hospital (n = 14) Total (N = 50)
  n (%) Mean SD n (%) Mean SD n (%) Mean SD
Gender
 Male 34 (94.4)    8 (57.1)    42 (84.0)   
 Female 2 (5.6)    6 (42.9)    8 (16.0)   
Age (Years)    49.4 6.2    38.4 8.7    46.3 8.5
Educational attainment
 University or higher 13 (36.1)    8 (57.1)    21 (42.0)   
 High school or some college 23 (63.9)    6 (42.9)    29 (58.0)   
Marital status
 Married 29 (80.6)    11 (78.6)    40 (80.0)   
 Not married 7 (19.4)    3 (21.4)    10 (20.0)   
Working hours per weeka    45.4 6.0    47.9 5.5    45.9 5.9
  1. aThe mean and standard deviation of working hours per week was calculated for 33 and 9 participants from a manufacturing company and a private psychiatric hospital, respectively, who had no missing response on this variable