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Table 6 Work Ability and Work Functioning

From: Work, eat and sleep: towards a healthy ageing at work program offshore

  Total <45 yrs 45–54 yrs ≥55 yrs Difference p-values
Work Ability Index, mean (SD)      
overall-item (0–10) 8.41 (1.06) 8.63 (0.92)ab 8.19 (1.09)a 8.22 (1.15)b .008
physical demands (0–5) 4.3 (0.54) 4.37 (0.52) 4.21 (0.47) 4.26 (0.61) .078
mental demands (0–5) 4.22 (0.56) 4.25 (0.54) 4.24 (0.59) 4.22 (0.47) .940
WF*, mean (SD) (range 1–10) 8.20 (0.9) 8.33 (0.83) 8.09 (0.82) 8.09 (0.96) .091
WF_satisfaction, N (%)      .409
 Very satisfied 62 (24.3) 29 (23.2) 16 (20.3) 17 (37)
 Satisfied 168 (65.9) 84 (67.2) 56 (70.9) 25 (54.3)
 Neutral 15 (5.9) 7 (5.6) 3 (3.8) 4 (8.7)
 Dissatisfied 3 (1.2) 1 (0.8) 1 (1.3)
 Very dissatisfied 7 (2.7) 4 (3.2) 3 (3.8)
  1. *WF (Work functioning)
  2. aSignificant difference between group < 45 years with group 45–54 years
  3. bSignificant difference between group < 45 years with group ≥ 55 years