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Table 6 Psychosocial working conditions as overall mean (SD) and in relation to WPC category, women

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 (−) 49 (20) 35 (18) 47 (16) 55 (16) 63 (15) 71 (15)
Emotional demands (−) 47 (23) 32 (22) 46 (20) 54 (19) 59 (20) 69 (18)
Demands for hiding emotions (−) 37 (25) 26 (24) 37 (22) 43 (23) 47 (21) 56 (24)
Influence at work (+) 47 (26) 47 (28) 50 (25) 50 (25) 46 (24) 39 (23)
Degree of freedom at work (+) 62 (26) 68 (24) 61 (27) 61 (25) 56 (29) 49 (27)
Possibilities for development (+) 69 (20) 64 (21) 69 (19) 72 (19) 73 (19) 75 (18)
Meaning of work (+) 76 (18) 76 (19) 76 (17) 75 (18) 76 (18) 74 (19)
Workplace commitment (+) 60 (20) 58 (21) 60 (18) 61 (20) 61 (19) 62 (20)
Predictability (+) 61 (21) 66 (21) 62 (19) 61 (22) 56 (21) 54 (23)
Role-clarity (+) 79 (16) 81 (16) 80 (15) 78 (16) 75 (18) 76 (19)
Role-conflicts (−) 37 (20) 28 (19) 36 (18) 41 (18) 46 (20) 49 (22)
Quality of leadership (+) 52 (23) 58 (24) 55 (22) 48 (23) 46 (22) 41 (23)
Social support (+) 66 (20) 70 (21) 67 (17) 63 (21) 61 (19) 58 (18)
Feedback (+) 42 (21) 44 (23) 44 (20) 43 (22) 39 (19) 36 (21)
Social relations (+) 55 (29) 60 (29) 57 (30) 53 (29) 50 (27) 48 (27)
Sense of community (+) 80 (17) 84 (15) 79 (15) 77 (17) 76 (17) 74 (19)
Mobbing (−) 16 (21) 11 (17) 14 (20) 19 (23) 23 (23) 22 (25)
Job insecurity (−) 23 (20) 21 (19) 24 (20) 23 (20) 26 (21) 28 (23)
Job satisfaction (+) 68 (15) 72 (15) 69 (13) 66 (15) 64 (16) 60 (16)
Work ability (−) 14 (21) 7.8 (17) 11 (17) 17 (22) 19 (23) 32 (30)
General health (+) 73 (17) 76 (16) 74 (16) 71 (18) 70 (19) 65 (18)
Burnout (−) 42 (18) 34 (16) 39 (16) 45 (16) 52 (15) 61 (15)
Cognitive stress (−) 28 (19) 22 (17) 27 (19) 30 (18) 36 (20) 42 (20)
Life satisfaction (+) 70 (19) 74 (19) 73 (16) 67 (20) 66 (18) 59 (19)