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Table 2 Respondent characteristics—HSW Worklife Survey

From: Relationships between work outcomes, work attitudes and work environments of health support workers in Ontario long-term care and home and community care settings

Respondent characteristics % total sample
N = 460
Age
 < 24–29 years 13.2%
 30–39 years 16.7%
 40–49 years 26.2%
 50–59 years 35.4%
 > 60 years 8.6%
Female 92.6%
Immigrant to Canada 35.3%
English as second language 45.5%
Work in LTC/HCC 59.4%/40.6%
Work experience
 < 1 year 4.6%
 1–10 years 46.6%
 11–20 years 33.0%
 > 20 years 15.9%
Training and education
 Grade school 1.8%
 High hchool 24.9%
 College 62.8%
 University 10.4%
Years with employer
 < 1 year 4.2%
 1–9 years 48.6%
 10–19 years 25.7%
 20–35 years 12.7%
 Unanswered 4.2%
Type of work
 Full-time 43.8%
 Part-time 17.9%
 Casual 3.6%