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Table 4 Prevalence of perceived stress owing to the items in Indistinct organisation and conflicts and in Individual demands and commitment in the cohort of 38 and 50-year-old Swedish women (n = 424).

From: The prevalence of work-related stress, and its association with self-perceived health and sick-leave, in a population of employed Swedish women

Perceived stress (PS) owing to the following items in Indistinct organisation and conflicts High stress perception No/Low stress perception
  % (95% CI) n % (95% CI) n
PS owing to increased work-load 38 (33 – 43) 160 62 (57 – 67) 264
PS owing to unclear goals at workplace 14 (11 – 18) 60 86 (82 – 89) 364
PS owing to unclear work assignments 7 (4 – 9) 28 93 (91 – 95) 396
PS owing to unclear leadership 3 (1 – 5) 12 97 (95 – 99) 412
PS owing to conflicts at work 23 (19 – 27) 98 77 (73 – 81) 326
PS owing to involved in conflicts at work 12 (9 – 15) 49 88 (85 – 91) 375
PS owing to supervisor not solved the conflicts 17 (13 – 21) 71 83 (79 – 87) 353
Perceived stress (PS) owing to the following items in Individual demands and commitment     
PS owing to high demands on oneself at work 29 (25 – 34) 125 71 (66 – 75) 299
PS owing to engaged in one's work 17 (14 – 21) 72 83 (79 – 86) 352
PS owing to think about work after working-day 25 (21 – 29) 106 75 (71 – 79) 318
PS owing to hard to set limits 44 (39 – 49) 187 56 (51 – 61) 237
PS owing to high responsibility for one's work 29 (25 – 34) 123 71 (66 – 75) 301
PS owing to work over-time/stress 24 (20 – 28) 102 76 (72 – 80) 322
PS owing to sleep disturbance on account of work 26 (22 – 31) 112 74 (69 – 78) 312