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Table 8 Description of study population as regards job satisfaction of and stress on physiotherapists, 2012

From: Occupational accident and disease claims, work-related stress and job satisfaction of physiotherapists

Study population N %
Total 85 100.0
Gender distribution   
Male 28 32.9
Female 57 67.1
Age   
Under 30 years 4 4.7
30–49 years 15 17.6
40–49 years 28 32.9
50–59 years 27 31.8
Over 59 years 11 12.9
Professional experience in physiotherapy   
0–10 years 12 14.1
11–20 years 16 18.8
Longer than 20 years 57 67.1
Working hours   
Full-time (≥35 hours per week) 68 80.0
Part-time (<35 hours per week) 17 20.0
Overtime in the last twelve months   
Every day 11 12.9
Several times a week 29 34.1
Several times a month 14 16.5
Several times a year 20 23.5
Never 11 12.9
Professional status   
Self-employed 71 83.5
Employee 14 16.5
Home visits   
Frequent 70 82.4
Seldom or never 15 17.6
Tasks mainly performed   
Physical therapy 81 95.3
Mobilisation/manual therapy 74 87.1
Manual lymphatic drainage 39 45.9
Electrotherapy 16 18.8
Patient transfers 14 16.5
Hydrotherapy 4 4.7