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Table 1 Socio-demographic and job related characteristics of participants

From: Stress, health and quality of life of female migrant domestic workers in Singapore: a cross-sectional study

Characteristics Participants (n = 182)
Age (2 missing)
  < 30 50 (27.8%)
 30–39 83 (46.1%)
 40–49 38 (21.1%)
 50+ 9 (5.0%)
Education (5 missing)
 Low (Primary/Secondary) 108 (61.0%)
 High (Diploma/University) 69 (39.0%)
Marital status (1 missing)
 Married 75 (41.4%)
 Single 79 (43.6%)
 Widowed/Divorced 27 (14.9%)
Country of origin
 The Philippines 104 (57.1%)
 Indonesia 68 (37.4%)
 Myanmar/Sri Lanka 10 (5.5%)
Religion
 Islam 56 (30.8%)
 Catholic 76 (41.8%)
 Christian 41 (22.5%)
 Buddhist/Sikh 7 (3.8%)
 No religion 2 (1.1%)
First job
 No 86 (47.3%)
 Yes 96 (52.7%)
Previous work country (for women who worked before)
 Singapore 10 (11.6%)
 Malaysia/Brunei 9 (10.5%)
 Hong Kong/Taiwan 17 (19.8%)
 Arabian Peninsula 20 (23.2%)
 North America 1 (1.2%)
 Home country 29 (33.7%)
Working experience (years) (5 missing)
  ≤ 2 24 (13.6%)
 2–6 71 (40.1%)
 6–10 36 (20.3%)
 10–20 41 (23.2%)
  > 20 5 (2.8%)
  1. This table displays the characteristics of the study participants (n = 182), including their socio-demographic characteristics and employment characteristics