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Table 5 Belief that health promotion activities are important for the workforce, by business size (1 = not important; 5 = very important)

From: The role of business size in assessing the uptake of health promoting workplace initiatives in Australia

  n Work related injury Lack of sleep/alertness Stress or burnout Smoking Alcohol Obese/Overweight Chronic/ageing related problems Mental health conditions Morale Work/life balance
   Mean ± SD Mean ± SD Mean ± SD Mean ± SD Mean ± SD Mean ± SD Mean ± SD Mean ± SD Mean ± SD Mean ± SD
Overall 215 3.8 ± 1.365 3.5 ± 1.122 3.8 ± 1.059 2.6 ± 1.196 2.8 ± 1.230 3.1 ± 1.076 3.0 ± 1.157 3.3 ± 1.116 3.8 ± 1.068 3.9 ± 0.954
Small 41 3.6 ± 1.566 3.6 ± 1.163 3.8 ± 1.116 2.3 ± 1.209 2.6 ± 1.337 2.9 ± 1.038 3.0 ± 1.301 3.1 ± 1.321 4.0 ± 1.203 4.2 ± 0.997
Medium 87 3.8 ± 1.407 3.4 ± 1.177 3.8 ± 1.091 2.5 ± 1.247 2.8 ± 1.271 3.1 ± 1.153 2.9 ± 1.178 3.1 ± 1.023 3.9 ± 1.063 3.8 ± 0.938
Large 87 4.0 ± 1.210 3.4 ± 1.050 3.9 ± 1.010 2.7 ± 1.120 2.9 ± 1.140 3.3 ± 1.000 3.2 ± 1.070 3.5 ± 1.090 3.8 ± 1.010 3.8 ± 0.940
  1. SD standard deviation. Unweighted data