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Table 1 Participants' characteristics

From: Job stress and job satisfaction of physicians, radiographers, nurses and physicists working in radiotherapy: a multicenter analysis by the DEGRO Quality of Life Work Group

  N (total n = 406) percent
professional groups   
physicians 82 22,7
nurses 113 31,2
radiographers 128 35,4
physicists 39 10,8
not available 44  
gender   
female 285 73,6
male 102 26,4
not available 19  
age categories   
20–29 years 93 23,4
30–39 years 113 28,5
40–49 years 120 30,2
50–59 years 65 16,4
≥ 60 years 6 1,5
not available 9  
vocational experience   
< 2 years 52 13,0
2-<5 years 65 16,3
5-<10 years 87 21,8
≥ 10 years 196 49,0
not available 6  
work load   
≤ 160 hours/months 225 58,3
> 160 hours/months 161 41,7
not available 20  
Working night shifts   
no 267 69,9
yes 115 30,1
not available 24  
Free time compensation   
no 116 28.9
yes 286 71.1
not available 4  
Working on weekends   
no 195 50,6
yes 190 49,4
not available 21  
Night call/weekend call duties   
no 304 80,4
yes 74 19,6
not available 28