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Table 1 Demographic and occupational details of the study population (n = 97)

From: Comparison of physical workload and physical work capacity among municipality cleaners in Shiraz to determine number of workers needed to counterbalance physical workload

Quantitative variable Mean ± standard deviation Minimum Maximum
Age (years) 38.16 ± 7.65 25 65
Work experience (years) 9.99 ± 5.82 1 29
Exercise hours per week 0.99 ± 3 0 22
Height (cm) 172.90 ± 6.5 160 197
Weight (kg) 72.18 ± 12.68 47 107
BMI (kg m−2) 24.09 ± 3.74 16.9 34.16
Qualitative variable Number %
Marital status   
 Single 2 2.1
 Married 95 97.9
Education level   
 Elementary school or lower 29 29.9
 Middle school 41 42.3
 High school and diploma 26 26.8
 Higher education 1 0.1
Smoking   
 Yes 25 25.77
 No 72 74.23
  1. BMI, Body Mass Index