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Table 2 Values of occasional and systematic disagreement in test-retest study

From: The Work Stress Questionnaire (WSQ) – reliability and face validity among male workers

ITEM Occasional disagreementSystematic disagreement
nPARelative rank Variance (RV)Relative Position (RP)Relative Concentration (RC)
Time to finish assignments41830.00(0.00 to 0.01)0.05(−0.06 to 0.15)0.06(− 0.02 to 0.14)
Influence decisions at work41780.00(0.00 to 0.01)0.01(−0.10 to 0.11)−0.02(− 0.13 to 0.09)
Supervisor consider one’s views41880.00(0.00 to 0.00)0.10(0.02 to 0.18)−0.08(− 0.17 to 0.02)
Deciding on working pace41730.01(0.00 to 0.01)−0.01(−0.13 to 0.12)0.09(− 0.02 to 0.21)
Workload increased4185      
Workload increased/Stress22770.05(0.00 to 0.15)−0.16(−0.33 to 0.02)0.04(− 0.18 to 0.26)
Clear goals at workplace4168      
Clear goals at workplace/Stress16560.10(0.00 to 0.27)−0.24(−0.49 to 0.01)0.17(−0.07 to 0.42)
Knowledge of work assignments4190      
Knowledge of work assignments/Stress2a       
Clear leadership4180      
Clear leadership/Stress11550.03(0.00 to 0.09)−0.02(−0.31 to 0.26)0.20(− 0.03 to 0.43)
Conflicts at work4198      
Conflicts at work/Stress27670.06(0.00 to 0.18)−0.13(−0.30 to 0.03)0.01(− 0.20 to 0.22)
Involved in conflicts2986      
Involved in conflicts/Stress6a       
Supervisor solved the conflicts2969      
Supervisor solved the conflicts /Stress14640.03(0.00 to 0.09)−0.19(−0.43 to 0.05)0.05(−0.40 to 0.50)
High demands4190      
High demands /Stress35630.02(0.00 to 0.04)0.02(−0.12 to 0.17)0.17(−0.01 to 0.35)
Engaged4198      
Engaged/Stress38710.06(0.00 to 0.17)−0.01(−0.16 to 0.13)0.01(−0.12 to 0.14)
Think about work4183      
Think about work/Stress39690.01(0.00 to 0.02)0.02(−0.11 to 0.15)0.08(− 0.06 to 0.23)
Hard to set limits4163      
Hard to set limits/Stress30670.12(0.00 to 0.31)−0.06(−0.24 to 0.12)0.01(−0.14 to 0.15)
High responsibility4188      
High responsibility/Stress19680.14(0.00 to 0.39)−0.07(−0.30 to 0.16)0.11(−0.13 to 0.34)
Work overtime4163      
Work overtime/Stress26650.02(0.00 to 0.05)0.14(−0.04 to 0.31)− 0.04(− 0.20 to 0.12)
Sleep disturbance4183      
Sleep disturbance/Stress16880.00(0.00 to 0.01)0.00(−0.16 to 0.16)0.00(−0.06 to 0.06)
Work interfering with family time41830.00(0.00 to 0.00)−0.06(−0.14 to 0.01)0.06(− 0.05 to 0.16)
Work interfering with time to see friends41680.01(0.00 to 0.02)0.00(−0.11 to 0.11)−0.02(− 0.17 to 0.13)
Work interfering with leisure time activities41800.00(0.00 to 0.01)−0.03(−0.12 to 0.06)− 0.03(− 0.15 to 0.10)
  1. Possible RV ranges from 0 to 1 and possible RP and RC ranges from −1 to 1. The 95% confidence interval is in brackets. Significant values of the confidence interval of RV, RP and RC are indicated in bold type
  2. aItems are not calculated for RV, RP and RC due to low response rate