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Table 4 Descriptive statistics for work-related outcomes by work profile over 7 years

From: Work profiles of older employees in Germany-results from the lidA-cohort study

  Physical health Mental health Work-privacy-conflict Work ability
Profile M (SD) M (SD) M (SD) M (SD)
Poor Quality
n 478 478 489 476
 2011 47.1 (9.1) 49.6 (10.4) 43.7 (27.5) 7.4 (1.5)
 2014 47.4 (8.8) 48.6 (10.5) 39.5 (27.4) 7.5 (1.5)
 2018 45.9 (8.7) 49.8 (10.6) 40.1 (27.0) 7.2 (1.7)
Relaxed Manual
n 777 777 784 779
 2011 49.3 (8.8) 53.1 (8.9) 27.8 (26.2) 8.1 (1.4)
 2014 48.9 (8.9) 51.8 (9.3) 30.2 (26.5) 7.9 (1.4)
 2018 46.5 (9.2) 52.0 (9.7) 32.1 (26.7) 7.7 (1.5)
Strained non-Manual
n 473 473 478 474
 2011 50.7 (8.7) 49.7 (9.9) 44.0 (27.4) 7.9 (1.6)
 2014 50.6 (8.9) 48.7 (10.3) 39.5 (27.3) 7.8 (1.5)
 2018 49.8 (9.2) 50.8 (9.3) 40.1 (26.8) 7.7 (1.5)
Smooth Running
n 1031 1031 1051 1039
 2011 52.0 (8.1) 53.6 (8.9) 32.6 (25.4) 8.5 (1.3)
 2014 51.5 (8.6) 51.7 (10.0) 33.9 (26.0) 8.3 (1.4)
 2018 49.9 (9.2) 52.8 (9.4) 35.8 (25.7) 8.1 (1.4)
High Flying
n 90 90 90 88
 2011 54.0 (7.4) 52.3 (10.2) 37.6 (27.1) 8.8 (1.2)
 2014 54.0 (7.0) 50.4 (11.0) 37.5 (25.3) 8.4 (1.4)
 2018 52.7 (7.8) 52.3 (10.0) 38.8 (28.1) 8.1 (1.6)