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Table 2 Total Task Load score, NASA-TLX questionnaire components and GHQ score between the male and female groups

From: Covid-19 effects on the workload of Iranian healthcare workers

Variable Female (n = 353) Male (n = 142) P-value*
Mental pressure 15.42 ± 4.25 14.7 ± 4.28 0.101
Physical pressure 13.79 ± 5.49 13.06 ± 5.55 0.218
Temporal 14.75 ± 4.48 13.69 ± 4.55 0.018
Performance 10.77 ± 7.01 12.66 ± 6.3 0.006
Effort 12.35 ± 6.17 13.8 ± 5 0.005
Frustration (failure) 14.2 ± 6.05 13.23 ± 6.01 0.110
NASA-TLX overall score 67.79 ± 17.85 68.95 ± 17.96 0.514
GHQ score 6.54 ± 1.84 5.90 ± 2.21 0.003
  1. The results are described as mean ± SD. *P <  0.05 was considered as significant using Independent t-test for comparison between the two groups
  2. Abbreviation: NASA-TLX NASA Task Load Index, GHQ General health Questionnaire