Table 4
Commuting time, traffic congestion and other factors associated with stress and work–family balance, full-time workers, 2010

Table 4
Commuting time, traffic congestion and other factors associated with stress and work–family balance, full-time workers, 2010
Table summary
This table displays the results of Commuting time, traffic congestion and other factors associated with stress and work–family balance. The information is grouped by Time spent commuting to work,Frequency of traffic congestion, Age, Children present at home, Self-reported health, Education, Household income,Occupation, Hours worked per week(appearing as row headers), Workers describing their days as somewhat or very stressful,Workers satisfied or very satisfied with their work–family balance(appearing as column headers), calculated using percentage as a unit of measure.
  Workers describing their days as somewhat or very stressful Workers satisfied or very satisfied with their work–family balance
percentage
Time spent commuting to work
Less than 15 minutes 23 79
15 to 29 minutes 26 73*
30 to 44 minutes 32* 70*
45 minutes or more 36* 65*
Frequency of traffic congestion
No congestion 25 78
1 or 2 days a week 23 71*
3 or more days a week 38* 64*
Sex
Male 26 74
Female 31* 72
Age
Less than 25 years 18 76
25 to 34 years 27* 67*
35 to 44 years 34* 69*
45 to 54 years 29* 76
55 years or more 24* 82*
Children present at home
No 27 75
Yes 31 70
Self-reported health
Excellent 21 83
Very good 23 78*
Good 32* 69*
Fairly good or bad 43* 54*
Education
High school diploma or less 26 76
College or trade school diploma 29 74
University degree 29* 69*
Household income
Less than $60,000 28 73
$60,000 to $99,999 27 73
$100,000 or more 30 74
Not stated 26 73
Occupation
Management occupations 38 67
Professional occupations 31* 70
Technologists, technicians and technical occupations 30* 71
Clerical occupations 30* 76*
Sales and service occupations 25* 75*
Trades, transport and equipment operators and related occupations 23* 75*
Occupations unique to primary industries 21* 82*
Occupations unique to processing, manufacturing and utilities 22* 78*
Hours worked per week
30 to 39 hours 23 82
40 to 49 hours 24 76*
50 hours or more 40* 60*
† reference group
* statistically significant difference from reference group at p < 0.05
Source: Statistics Canada, General Social Survey, 2010.
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