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Table 5 Psychosocial working conditions as overall mean (SD) and in relation to WPC category, men

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

   Mean (SD) of COPSOQ Items according to WPC category
  Overall COPSOQ
Mean (SD)
Very low (<20 %) Low (20–39 %) Moderate (40–59 %) High (60–79 %) Very high (>=80 %)
Quantitative demands (−) 53 (20) 37 (17) 50 (16) 56 (16) 65 (15) 73 (17)
Emotional demands (−) 46 (21) 34 (20) 43 (18) 50 (18) 56 (17) 60 (22)
Demands for hiding emotions (−) 35 (24) 24 (23) 33 (23) 38 (21) 44 (22) 50 (25)
Influence at work (+) 58 (24) 60 (26) 59 (24) 57 (24) 57 (23) 57 (25)
Degree of freedom at work (+) 72 (23) 76 (21) 73 (22) 70 (24) 69 (24) 66 (26)
Possibilities for development (+) 75 (18) 72 (19) 74 (18) 75 (17) 78 (16) 79 (20)
Meaning of work (+) 78 (18) 79 (17) 77 (18) 76 (17) 77 (17) 78 (19)
Workplace commitment (+) 62 (20) 61 (21) 61 (20) 63 (20) 64 (20) 66 (22)
Predictability (+) 65 (22) 67 (21) 66 (21) 64 (21) 63 (23) 64 (24)
Role-clarity (+) 81 (15) 82 (15) 81 (15) 80 (16) 79 (16) 81 (17)
Role-conflicts (−) 41 (19) 35 (20) 39 (17) 43 (18) 46 (17) 50 (17)
Quality of leadership (+) 51 (22) 56 (23) 53 (21) 50 (21) 48 (22) 42 (20)
Social support (+) 65 (19) 70 (19) 65 (18) 64 (18) 61 (18) 57 (19)
Feedback (+) 47 (21) 50 (23) 46 (20) 47 (20) 44 (21) 43 (22)
Social relations (+) 57 (28) 62 (28) 59 (26) 55 (27) 54 (28) 48 (28)
Sense of community (+) 79 (16) 83 (16) 80 (15) 79 (15) 76 (15) 73 (18)
Mobbing (−) 16 (21) 12 (19) 15 (19) 18 (21) 19 (22) 22 (24)
Job insecurity (−) 25 (20) 23 (20) 25 (20) 28 (22) 25 (19) 27 (21)
Job satisfaction (+) 69 (14) 73 (14) 70 (14) 69 (13) 67 (15) 62 (18)
Work ability (−) 12 (20) 6.7 (16) 10 (18) 13 (19) 16 (21) 24 (29)
General health (+) 74 (15) 76 (15) 75 (14) 74 (15) 72 (17) 70 (16)
Burnout (−) 34 (16) 27 (14) 32 (15) 36 (15) 41 (17) 47 (18)
Cognitive stress (−) 24 (18) 19 (17) 22 (16) 25 (17) 28 (18) 31 (21)
Life satisfaction (+) 71 (17) 75 (15) 72 (16) 71 (15) 69 (17) 63 (20)