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Table 1 Private life characteristics and WPC among men

From: The Gutenberg health study: associations between occupational and private stress factors and work-privacy conflict

    WPC n (%)
  Mean (SD) of WPC n Very low (<20 %) Low (20–39 %) Moderate (40–59 %) High (60–79 %) Very high (>=80 %)
   2,056 514 (25.0) 555 (27.0) 424 (20.6) 401 (19.5) 162 (7.9)
Age        
35–44 42 (27) 730 146 (20.0) 199 (27.3) 157 (21.5) 160 (21.9) 68 (9.3)
45–54 39 (26) 847 201 (23.7) 236 (27.9) 183 (21.6) 162 (19.1) 65 (7.7)
55–64 34 (27) 479 167 (34.9) 120 (25.1) 84 (17.5) 79 (16.5) 29 (6.1)
Education (school)        
Certificate of Secondary Education (9th Grade) 32 (26) 593 211 (35.6) 159 (26.8) 112 (18.9) 80 (13.5) 31 (5.2)
General Certificate of Secondary Education (10th Grade) 38 (27) 350 97 (27.7) 89 (25.4) 77 (22.0) 59 (16.9) 28 (8.0)
International Baccalaureate (12th/13th Grade) 43 (26) 1,100 201 (18.3) 301 (27.4) 233 (21.2) 262 (23.8) 103 (9.4)
Other certification 18 (14) 5 2 (40.0) 3 (60.0) 0 (0.0) 0 (0.0) 0 (0.0)
None 22 (18) 8 3 (37.5) 3 (37.5) 2 (25.0) 0 (0.0) 0 (0.0)
Education (occupational)        
Vocational School/Apprenticeship 33 (26) 724 247 (34.1) 191 (26.4) 147 (20.3) 98 (13.5) 41 (5.7)
Technical School/Master craftsman 38 (25) 360 76 (21.1) 114 (31.7) 81 (22.5) 69 (19.2) 20 (5.6)
University of Applied Sciences 44 (27) 874 166 (19.0) 223 (25.5) 177 (20.3) 217 (24.8) 91 (10.4)
Other qualification 39 (28) 41 10 (24.4) 13 (31.7) 5 (12.2) 10 (24.4) 3 (7.3)
None 40 (28) 52 14 (26.9) 12 (23.1) 12 (23.1) 7 (13.5) 7 (13.5)
SES        
Low (<7.8) 32 (25) 98 34 (34.7) 26 (26.5) 21 (21.4) 14 (14.3) 3 (3.1)
Intermediate (7.8–14) 34 (26) 838 275 (32.8) 227 (27.1) 165 (19.7) 120 (14.3) 51 (6.1)
High (>14) 43 (26) 1,120 205 (18.3) 302 (27.0) 238 (21.3) 267 (23.8) 108 (9.6)
Marital Status        
Married 39 (26) 1,543 381 (24.7) 429 (27.8) 319 (20.7) 295 (19.1) 119 (7.7)
Registered partners 35 (17) 3 0 (0.0) 2 (66.7) 1 (33.3) 0 (0.0) 0 (0.0)
Divorced 38 (28) 140 42 (30.0) 33 (23.6) 27 (19.3) 24 (17.1) 14 (10.0)
Separated 46 (26) 38 6 (15.8) 8 (21.1) 9 (23.7) 11 (28.9) 4 (10.5)
Widow(er) 32 (26) 16 5 (31.3) 6 (37.5) 0 (0.0) 4 (25.0) 1 (6.3)
Single, never married 40 (27) 316 80 (25.3) 77 (24.4) 68 (21.5) 67 (21.2) 24 (7.6)
Biological children        
0 38 (27) 549 150 (27.3) 145 (26.4) 114 (20.8) 98 (17.9) 42 (7.7)
1–2 39 (26) 1,227 295 (24.0) 342 (27.9) 251 (20.5) 241 (19.6) 98 (8.0)
3+ 40 (27) 280 69 (24.6) 68 (24.3) 59 (21.1) 62 (22.1) 22 (7.9)
Children < 18y at home        
0 39 (27) 1,932 492 (25.5) 522 (27.0) 395 (20.4) 372 (19.3) 151 (7.8)
1–2- 45 (26) 102 15 (14.7) 28 (27.5) 25 (24.5) 23 (22.5) 11 (10.8)
3+ 35 (25) 22 7 (31.8) 5 (22.7) 4 (18.2) 6 (27.3) 0 (0.0)
People in household        
1–2 36 (27) 918 280 (30.5) 233 (25.4) 171 (18.6) 173 (18.8) 61 (6.6)
3–4 42 (26) 972 198 (20.4) 272 (28.0) 217 (22.3) 195 (20.1) 90 (9.3)
5+ 40 (26) 154 32 (20.8) 46 (29.9) 34 (22.1) 32 (20.8) 10 (6.5)
Time spent caring for children        
0 h/week 37 (26) 1,355 382 (28.2) 362 (26.7) 269 (19.9) 246 (18.2) 96 (7.1)
1–3 h/week 43 (26) 480 115 (24.0) 17 (3.5) 142 (29.6) 144 (30.0) 62 (12.9)
4+ hours/week 36 (26) 65 16 (24.6) 22 (33.8) 12 (18.5) 11 (16.9) 4 (6.2)
Time spent caring for adult relatives        
0 h/week 39 (27) 1,948 489 (25.1) 530 (27.2) 402 (20.6) 371 (19.0) 156 (8.0)
1–3 h/week 41 (27) 103 24 (23.3) 24 (23.3) 20 (19.4) 29 (28.2) 6 (5.8)
4+ hours/week 44 (25) 4 1 (25.0) 1 (25.0) 1 (25.0) 1 (25.0) 0 (0.0)
Time spent on household errands        
0 h/week 52 (27) 155 20 (12.9) 32 (20.6) 32 (20.6) 41 (26.5) 30 (19.4)
1–3 h/week 38 (26) 1,722 435 (25.3) 482 (28.0) 353 (20.5) 332 (19.3) 120 (7.0)
4+ hours/week 35 (26) 172 57 (33.1) 41 (23.8) 37 (21.5) 25 (14.5) 12 (7.0)
Time spent on hobbies        
0 h/week 44 (27) 429 89 (20.7) 93 (21.7) 92 (21.4) 115 (26.8) 40 (9.3)
1–3 h/week 38 (26) 1,477 374 (25.3) 410 (27.8) 303 (20.5) 275 (18.6) 115 (7.8)
4+ hours/week 30 (23) 146 49 (33.6) 52 (35.6) 29 (19.9) 9 (6.2) 7 (4.8)
Time spent on job development        
0 h/week 38 (27) 1,726 459 (26.6) 463 (26.8) 349 (20.2) 319 (18.5) 136 (7.9)
1–3 h/week 44 (25) 325 55 (16.9) 89 (27.4) 73 (22.5) 82 (25.2) 26 (8.0)
4+ hours/week 35 (12) 4 0 (0.0) 3 (75.0) 1 (25.0) 0 (0.0) 0 (0.0)
Smoking Status        
Never 41 (26) 851 184 (21.6) 230 (27.0) 184 (21.6) 183 (21.5) 70 (8.2)
Quit 0–2 y ago 37 (26) 64 18 (28.1) 12 (18.8) 19 (29.7) 10 (15.6) 5 (7.8)
Quit 2+ y ago 37 (27) 661 191 (28.9) 177 (26.8) 125 (18.9) 120 (18.2) 48 (7.3)
Current 38 (26) 478 121 (25.3) 136 (28.5) 96 (20.1) 86 (18.0) 39 (8.2)
Pack-years (PY)        
Never smoked 41 (26) 851 184 (21.6) 230 (27.0) 184 (21.6) 183 (21.5) 70 (8.2)
<20 PY 37 (26) 871 233 (26.8) 244 (28.0) 174 (20.0) 157 (18.0) 63 (7.2)
20–39 PY 37 (27) 142 42 (29.6) 32 (22.5) 33 (23.2) 24 (16.9) 11 (7.7)
40+ PY 43 (28) 58 10 (17.2) 20 (34.5) 8 (13.8) 13 (22.4) 7 (12.1)
Alcohol intakea        
No intake 38 (26) 702 182 (25.9) 187 (26.6) 152 (21.7) 129 (18.4) 52 (7.4)
Intake beneath tolerable limit 40 (26) 759 169 (22.3) 213 (28.1) 168 (22.1) 148 (19.5) 61 (8.0)
Intake above tolerable limit 38 (28) 522 146 (28.0) 132 (25.3) 91 (17.4) 109 (20.9) 44 (8.4)
Abuse of alcohol 39 (27) 71 16 (22.5) 22 (31.0) 13 (18.3) 15 (21.1) 5 (7.0)
Depression        
No 38 (26) 1944 506 (26.0) 536 (27.6) 399 (20.5) 368 (18.9) 135 (6.9)
Yes 58 (26) 110 8 (7.3) 18 (16.4) 24 (21.8) 33 (30.0) 27 (24.5)
  1. aTOAM limits for men: beneath tolerable limit < =20g/day; above tolerable limit >20–60g/day; abuse >60g/day