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Table 3 Independent Variables: descriptive statistics

From: Job stress and interpersonal relationships cross country evidence from the EU15: a correlation analysis

Variable Mean Std. Dev. Min Max
Demographic
 Male .487 .499 0 1
 Age1 .267 .442 0 1
 Age2 .533 .498 0 1
 Age3 .196 .397 0 1
 Age4 .002 .043 0 1
 Has a spouse or a partner .611 .487 0 1
 Has a child .394 .488 0 1
 Low level of education .243 .429 0 1
 Middle level of education .678 .467 0 1
 High level of education .078 .269 0 1
 End meet 3.13 1.273 1 6
Job characteristics
 Permanent job .780 .414 0 1
 Part time job .265 .441 0 1
 How many hours1 .161 .368 0 1
 How many hours2 .691 .461 0 1
 How many hours3 .116 .320 0 1
 How many hours4 .030 .17 0 1
 Health risk .263 .440 0 1
 Work affects health1 .120 .326 0 1
 Work affects health2 .277 .447 0 1
 Work affects health3 .601 .489 0 1
 External Contacts .256 .436 0 1
 Work and Family .829 .376 0 1
 Trade Union .532 .498 0 1
 Job satisfaction .855 .351 0 1
Relationships on the job
 Colleagues Support1 .752 .431 0 1
 Colleagues Support2 .157 .364 0 1
 Colleagues Support3 .089 .285 0 1
 Manager Support1 .614 .486 0 1
 Manager Support2 .206 .404 0 1
 Manager Support3 .178 .383 0 1
 Colleagues Cooperation 1.61 .778 1 5
 Get on well Colleagues 1.529 .721 1 5
Relationships outside the job
 Volunteering .285 .451 0 1
 Recreational activities .755 .429 0 1
Job sector
 Private .700 .457 0 1
 Public .234 .423 0 1
 Other .064 .246 0 1
Kind of occupation
 Armed forces .003 .062 0 1
 Managers .032 .177 0 1
 Professionals .123 .329 0 1
 Technicians .125 .330 0 1
 Clerical .121 .326 0 1
 Service sales .247 .431 0 1
 Skilled agricultural forestry fish .012 .112 0 1
 Craft trades .113 .316 0 1
 Plant machine .077 .268 0 1
 Elementary occupation .141 .348 0 1
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