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Table 1: Demographic information according to shift versus day work
  Shift workers (n = 432) Day workers (n = 2,158) 
Age M (SD  38.45 (12.41) 42.07 (11.41) 
Males  46.8 44.8 
Nationality German 90.0 94.0 
 Other 10.0 6.0 
Highest educationa Abitur / university entrance diploma 27.9 52.4 
 University of applied sciences entrance diploma 13.0 13.1 
 Intermediate secondary school-leaving certificate 41.1 25.1 
 Primary / lower secondary school-leaving certificate 15.1 7.2 
 Other or no school-leaving qualification 2.9 2.2 
Occupational status Self-employed 3.3 11.0 
 Civil servants 4.0 9.8 
 White-collar workers 71.6 69.4 
 Blue-collar workers 15.3 5.5 
 Apprentices / trainees / interns 5.8 4.3 
  Shift workers (n = 432) Day workers (n = 2,158) 
Age M (SD  38.45 (12.41) 42.07 (11.41) 
Males  46.8 44.8 
Nationality German 90.0 94.0 
 Other 10.0 6.0 
Highest educationa Abitur / university entrance diploma 27.9 52.4 
 University of applied sciences entrance diploma 13.0 13.1 
 Intermediate secondary school-leaving certificate 41.1 25.1 
 Primary / lower secondary school-leaving certificate 15.1 7.2 
 Other or no school-leaving qualification 2.9 2.2 
Occupational status Self-employed 3.3 11.0 
 Civil servants 4.0 9.8 
 White-collar workers 71.6 69.4 
 Blue-collar workers 15.3 5.5 
 Apprentices / trainees / interns 5.8 4.3 

Note. M = mean; SD = standard deviation; information on age in years; all other information in percent (%). aHighest education was assessed in face to face wave 1, respectively face to face wave 2 if the highest education was different from the previous wave.

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