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Table 1 Mental wellbeing among 56 Hispanic female domestic cleaners, San Antonio, Texas, 2017

From: Mental wellbeing among Hispanic female domestic cleaners

 n (%)Age-adjusted prevalence (%) of poor mental wellbeing, mean (SE) AWHO-5 score, mean (SE) A
Overall56(100)47.3(6.5)68.9(3.1)
Education
 Less than High School20(35.7)56.0(10.9)67.1(5.3)
 High School20(35.7)46.6(10.8)71.7(5.1)
 College or higher16(28.6)37.3(12.3)67.0(6.0)
Annual household income ($)B
  ≤ 15,00032(57.1)49.2(8.8)66.7(4.1)
 15,001+23(41.1)43.4(10.1)72.0(4.7)
Place most often sought for medical careB
 Private doctor’s office11(19.6)63.9(13.6)61.1(7.1)
 Public clinic or ER42(75.0)43.6(7.4)70.0(3.5)
Avg. hours/week worked as cleaner
  ≤ 2940(71.4)57.0(7.5)66.2(3.7)
 30+16(28.6)25.8(10.2)74.9(5.8)
Live alone
 Yes10(17.9)58.4(15.0)66.5(7.5)
 No46(82.1)45.1(7.2)69.3(3.4)
Feel unsafe at cleaning jobB
 Never48(87.3)43.2(7.1)70.7(3.3)
 Sometimes or always7(12.7)69.1(17.6)59.1(8.5)
Feel unsafe in neighborhood
 Never32(57.1)46.1(8.8)71.7(4.1)
 Sometimes or always24(42.9)49.5(10.2)65.0(4.7)
Think that crime/violence is a problem in neighborhoodB
 No39(70.9)44.7(7.9)70.2(3.7)
 Yes16(29.1)50.9(12.5)65.9(5.8)
High blood pressure
 No34(63.0)44.0(8.7)71.1(4.2)
 Yes2037.0)51.2(12.2)65.1(5.9)
Musculoskeletal painD
 No12(21.8)17.3(11.3)83.0(6.5)
 Yes43(78.2)55.5(7.0)64.9(3.3)
Symptoms of bronchial hyper-responsivenessE
 No36(65.5)43.1(8.1)71.9(3.7)
 Yes19(34.5)55.8(11.2)62.9(5.2)
  1. n (%) frequency (percentage); SE standard error; WHO-5 World Health Organization Well-being Index
  2. A None of the differences are statistically significant
  3. B n = 1 missing
  4. C n = 3 missing
  5. D self-reported trouble (ache, pain, discomfort) in neck, shoulders, elbows, wrists/hands, upper back, lower back, hips/thighs, knees, or ankles/feet in the past 12 months; n = 2 missing
  6. E Symptoms of bronchial hyper-responsiveness assessed by an 8-item questionnaire related to respiratory symptoms in the past 12 months [18], n = 2 missing