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Table 2 Individual characteristics of the carpenters and painters (all male)

From: Adverse health manifestations in the hands of vibration exposed carpenters - a cross sectional study

  Carpenters
N = 193
Painters
N = 72
Age, mean (range), (y) 40 (1765) 46 (2368)
Seniority in the occupation mean (range) (y)a 20 (050) 24 (354)
Tobacco use, N (%) 86 (45) 32 (44)
Diabetes, N (%) 5 (3) 1 (1)
Cardiovascular disease, N (%) 15 (8) 8 (11)
Hypothyreosis, N (%) 2 (1) 1 (1)
Rheumatic disease, N (%) 3 (2) 2 (3)
Injury relevant to hands, N (%) 47 (24) 6 (8)
Hearing impairment, N (%) 56 (29) 9 (13)
  1. aData missing from 21 carpenters and 4 painters