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Table 2 Profession of IBS-C subjects

From: Impact of symptoms by gender and age in Japanese subjects with irritable bowel syndrome with constipation (IBS-C): a large population-based internet survey

Profession Female (n = 541) Male (n = 218) Age 20–49 years (n = 404) Age 50–79 years (n = 355)
Civil servant 7 (1.3) 9 (4.1) 7 (1.7) 9 (2.5)
Manager and officer 1 (0.2) 6 (2.8) 2 (0.5) 5 (1.4)
Employee (administrative office) 69 (12.8) 37 (17.0) 73 (18.1) 33 (9.3)
Employee (engineering) 6 (1.1) 31 (14.2) 25 (6.2) 12 (3.4)
Employee (other) 20 (3.7) 23 (10.6) 30 (7.4) 13 (3.7)
Self-employed 20 (3.7) 20 (9.2) 17 (4.2) 23 (6.5)
Freelance 5 (0.9) 6 (2.8) 2 (0.5) 9 (2.5)
Homemaker 229 (42.3) 2 (0.9) 106 (26.2) 125 (35.2)
Temporary work 103 (19.0) 21 (9.6) 74 (18.3) 50 (14.1)
Student 12 (2.2) 10 (4.6) 22 (5.4) 0 (0.0)
Other 27 (5.0) 19 (8.7) 19 (4.7) 27 (7.6)
Not employed 42 (7.8) 34 (15.6) 27 (6.7) 49 (13.8)
  1. Data are expressed as n (%) unless otherwise indicated