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Table 1 Employees’ and workplaces’ characteristics and baseline scores of workplace social capital in the intervention and the control group in the study sample

From: Effect of a participatory organizational workplace intervention on workplace social capital: post-hoc results from a cluster randomized controlled trial

  Intervention group Control group Chi2 (p) t (p)
Mean SD % n Mean SD % n   
Employee characteristics     386     220   
Age 42.4 10.4    44.6 9.8     2.53 (0.01)
Women    86.0 332    89.5 197 1.58 (0.21)  
Job group   2.13 (0.34)  
 Nursery nurses    60.4 233    55.0 121   
 Nursery nurse assistants    31.1 120    33.6 74   
 Other job groups    8.5 33    11.4 25   
Workplace characteristics
Size 23.4 8.4    21.8 9.6    1.98 (0.05)
Workplace type   1.82 (0.40)  
 Integrated    76.9 297    78.6 173   
 Day care    18.7 72    19.1 42   
 Kindergarten    4.4 17    2.3 5   
Baseline scores of social capital
Vertical 3.87 0.43   386 3.71 0.52   220  3.79 (< 0.01)
Horizontal 4.00 0.32   386 3.86 0.22   220  6.58 (< 0.01)
  1. Statistically significant results are printed in bold