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Table 2 Baseline characteristics of the participants

From: Effect of a participative action intervention program on reducing mental retirement

Variable Percentage or Mean/SD
Gender Male 60.3%
(N = 667) Female 39.7%
Education Lower 26.1%
(N = 666) Intermediate 50.6%
Higher 23.3%
Working hours per week > = 35 h 69.6%
(N = 667) 20–34 h 28.0%
12–19 h 1.3%
<  12 h 1.0%
Age Mean 45.8
(N = 654) Standard Deviation 11.4
Years working at organization Mean 12.8
(N = 683) Standard Deviation 10.9
Years working in job Mean 6.7
(N = 683) Standard Deviation 6.9
Mental retirement Mean .36
(N = 403) Standard Deviation .16
Developmental pro-activity Mean 4.12
(N = 409) Standard Deviation .59
Work engagement Mean 4.83
(N = 403) Standard Deviation 1.33
Perceived appreciation Mean 2.46
(N = 403) Standard Deviation .78
Intervention exposure Mean .19
(N = 466) Standard Deviation .25