Table 1: Demographic characteristics of participants ( = 40).

Variables (%)M (SD)

Age36.1 (10.0)
  18-24 years5 (12.8)
  25-40 years22 (56.4)
  Over 41 years12 (30.8)
Length of employment at current production facility
  Employed for less than 1 year17 (42.5)
  Employed for 1-3 years17 (42.5)
  Employed for more than 3 years6 (15.0)
Number of hours worked per week52.7 (10.4)
  40-45 hours/week13 (33.3)
  46-60 hours/week20 (51.3)
  More than 61 hours/week6 (15.4)
Number of animals personally cared for2890.2 (3476.7)
  1-1000 swine12 (41.4)
  1001-3000 swine9 (31.0)
  More than 3001 swine8 (27.6)
Education
  Completed less than high school31 (77.5)
  Completed high school or higher9 (22.5)
English language proficiency
  Limited english proficiency32 (80.0)
  Proficient in English8 (20.0)
Relationship status
  Married22 (56.4)
  Member of unmarried couple12 (30.8)
  Never married5 (12.8)

Note: total number in each category may not equal total number of participants due to missing data.