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Table 1 General characteristics of study population

From: Decreasing employees’ work stress by a participatory, organizational level work stress prevention approach: a multiple-case study in primary education

  School
TotalSchool ASchool BSchool CSchool DSchool E
N:119635301929
% of total sample:100%5%29%25%16%24%
Gender [N = 119]
 Male9.2%16.7%14.3%3.3%5.3%10.3%
 Female90.8%83.3%85.7%96.7%94.7%89.7%
Age (in years) [N = 119]
 20–3015.1%0%11.4%10.0%36.8%▲13.8%
 30–4031.1%16.7%42.9%40.0%15.8%20.7%
 40–5018.5%16.7%11.4%20.0%10.5%31.0%▲
 50–6029.4%16.7%28.6%26.7%36.8%31.0%
  + 605.9%50.0%▲5.7%3.3%0%3.4%
Position [N = 119]
 Teacher85.7%100%88.6%76.7%84.2%89.7%
 Staff10.1%0%11.4%16.7%5.3%6.9%
 Management4.2%0%0%6.7%10.5%3.4%
Job demands (range 1–4, 4 items)[N = 119]
 Mean2.742.752.822.692.592.80
 Standard deviation0.600.840.630.470.670.60
Autonomy (range 1–3, 3 items)[N = 119]
 Mean2,342,172.262.462.402.32
 Standard deviation0.470.750.520.400.420.44
Supervisor support (range 1–5, 4 items)
 Mean2.993.082.902.833.203.09
 Standard deviation0.630.340.760.570.520.57
Co-worker support (range 1–5, 4 items)
 Mean3.373.583.363.433.283.36
 Standard deviation0.450.340.490.380.520.46
Work stress (range 1–7, 5 items)
 Mean2.683.472.812.412.602.70
 Standard deviation1.171.521.301.210.891.04
Job satisfaction (range 1–5, 1 item)
 Mean3.793.333.693.903.953.79
 Standard deviation0.781.210.960.710.400.68
  1. Percentages are column percentages and are tested with the Pearson χ2-test (horizontal comparisons). The contrast is subgroup vs ‘rest’ (weighted deviation contrast). ▲ and : p < 0.05, significant high (low) percentages (two-tailed), and Cohen’s d is at least 0.20