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Table 1 Participant characteristics (n = 3,710)

From: Psychosocial factors and colleagues’ perceptions of return-to-work opportunities for workers with a psychiatric disorder: a Japanese population-based study

  Number (%)
Colleague’s perceptions
  Having a negative perception 1936 (52.2)
  Not having a negative perception 1774 (47.8)
Gender
  Male 1855 (50.0)
  Female 1855 (50.0)
Age range (years)
  20-29 742 (20.0)
  30-39 742 (20.0)
  40-49 742 (20.0)
  50-59 742 (20.0)
  60-69 742 (20.0)
Workplace social support score
  High (18–24) 1151 (31.0)
  Middle (15–17) 950 (25.6)
  Low (6–14) 1609 (43.4)
Job control score
  High (10–12) 521 (14.0)
  Middle (8–9) 1663 (44.8)
  Low (3–7) 1526 (41.1)
Psychological demand score
  Low (6–14) 1317 (35.5)
  Middle (15–17) 1228 (33.1)
  High (18–24) 1165 (31.4)
Previous experience with colleagues with a psychiatric disorder
  Yes 772 (20.8)
  No 2938 (79.2)
Company size (number of employees)
  300+ 1000 (27.0)
  50 to <300 1415 (38.1)
  0 to <50 1295 (34.9)
Occupation
  Manager 341 (9.2)
  White collar employee 2557 (68.9)
  Blue collar employee 812 (21.9)
Educational level
  University and/or graduate school 1674 (45.1)
  Technical college or junior college 904 (24.4)
  Junior high school or high school 1132 (30.5)
Employment contract
  Regular 1980 (53.4)
  Non-regular 1730 (46.6)