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Table 2 Aspects on work process and productivity on a Likert scale from 1–10

From: Teleworking from home experiences during the COVID-19 pandemic among public health workers (TelEx COVID-19 study)

  Age group
21–30
Mean (SD)
31–40
Mean (SD)
41–50
Mean (SD)
51–60
Mean (SD)
61–77
Mean (SD)
Combined
Mean (SD)
P-value
Ability to communicate with your manager 8.28 ± (2.05) 8.08 ± (1.90) 8.17 ± (1.92) 7.97 ± (1.65) 8.31 ± (1.70) 8.12 ± (1.84) 0.823
Ability to communicate with your staff 8.85 ± (1.72) 8.48 ± (1.88) 8.25 ± (1.89) 7.62 ± (1.93) 7.50 ± (2.17) 8.19 ± (1.92) 0.238
Ability to collaborate with colleagues 8.50 ± (1.72) 8.28 ± (1.79) 8.00 ± (2.14) 7.63 ± (1.75) 7.62 ± (2.18) 8.02 ± (1.92) 0.321
Ability to keep up to date with your department 8.67 ± (1.75) 7.92 ± (1.77) 7.94 ± (2.25) 7.20 ± (1.65) 7.23 ± (2.71) 7.78 ± (2.01) 0.042
Ability to maintain professional networks 8.22 ± (1.86) 8.05 ± (1.79) 8.11 ± (2.00) 7.76 ± (1.70) 7.54 ± (2.63) 7.93 ± (1.99) 0.716
Access to professional opportunities 8.61 ± (1.42) 8.03 ± (1.80) 7.76 ± (2.42) 7.20 ± (2.16) 7.15 ± (2.94) 7.74 ± (2.22) 0.26
Ability to concentrate on work without distractions 9.28 ± (1.56) 8.92 ± (1.74) 8.86 ± (1.68) 9.23 ± (1.01) 8.62 ± (2.47) 9.01 ± (1.63) 0.668
Ability to get help related to your work 8.78 ± (1.52) 8.03 ± (1.83) 8.06 ± (2.25) 7.70 ± (1.74) 7.92 ± (1.93) 8.03 ± (1.91) 0.257
Ability to get feedback on your work 8.17 ± (1.89) 8.18 ± (1.90) 8.08 ± (2.21) 7.72 ± (1.93) 7.54 ± (2.15) 7.97 ± (2.00) 0.626
Level of autonomy in organizing and completing your work 9.00 ± (1.70) 8.82 ± (1.67) 8.64 ± (1.78) 8.47 ± (1.70) 8.31 ± (2.36) 8.65 ± (1.78) 0.577
Fair allocation of workload 8.22 ± (1.80) 7.64 ± (2.28) 8.03 ± (2.18) 7.76 ± (1.90) 8.31 ± (1.93) 7.89 ± (2.07) 0.765
Work productivity 9.33 ± (1.41) 9.10 ± (1.47) 9.06 ± (1.43) 8.83 ± (1.21) 8.69 ± (1.93) 9.03 ± (1.43) 0.212
Overall job satisfaction 9.33 ± (1.33) 9.03 ± (1.46) 8.57 ± (2.19) 8.70 ± (1.42) 8.31 ± (2.39) 8.81 ± (1.75) 0.203
  1. Statistical significant at level of P < 0.05