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Table 4 Total Task Load score, NASA-TLX questionnaire components and GHQ score according to type of job

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

Variable Nurse (n = 326) Other (n = 169) P-value*
Mental pressure 15.64 ± 3.94 14.40 ± 4.74 0.004
Physical pressure 14.85 ± 4.89 11.01 ± 5.78 < 0.001
Temporal 15.26 ± 4.04 12.89 ± 4.98 < 0.001
Performance 11.19 ± 6.76 11.54 ± 7.06 0.59
Effort 13.04 ± 5.73 12.30 ± 6.19 0.18
Frustration (failure) 15.15 ± 5.50 12.30 ± 6.19 < 0.001
NASA-TLX overall score 71.00 ± 16.13 62.57 ± 19.73 < 0.001
GHQ score 6.43 ± 1.89 6.21 ± 2.18 0.26
  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