Table 1

Sample description (paired sample, N = 1986)

Enterprise 1 N (%)

Enterprise 2 N (%)

Enterprise 3 N (%)

Enterprise 4 N (%)

Total N (%)


Sex (***)

Men

131 (23.9)

206 (42.8)

200 (68.5)

529 (79.7)

1066 (53.7)

Women

418 (76.1)

275 (47.2)

92 (31.5)

135 (20.3)

920 (46.3)

Education (***)

Lowest (vocational school or less)

93 (17.0)

160 (33.7)

61 (21.0)

412 (64.1)

726 (37.1)

Secondary school

35 (6.4)

58 (12.2)

58 (19.9)

121 (18.8)

272 (13.9)

College

277 (50.5)

174 (36.6)

125 (43.0)

105 (16.3)

681 (34.8)

Highest (university)

143 (26.1)

83 (17.5)

47 (16.2)

5 (0.8)

278 (14.2)

Age(***)

Mean (standard dev.)

38.9 (8.14)

39.1 (8.75)

39.6 (9.0)

43.2 (7.2)

40.5 (8.4)

18–34 yrs

162 (29.5)

150 (31.2)

92 (31.5)

69 (11.0)

473 (24.2)

35–49 yrs

338 (61.6)

279 (58.0)

154 (52.7)

457 (72.7)

1228 (62.9)

50 and +

49 (8.9)

52 (10.8)

46 (15.8)

103 (16.4)

250 (12.8)

Effort-reward imbalance (*)

T1 no, T2 no

350 (68.2)

289 (63.2)

170 (60.3)

424 (65.9)

1233 (65.1)

T1 yes, T2 no

50 (25.5)

46 (10.1)

39 (13.8)

61 (9.5)

196 (10.3)

T1 no, T2 yes

56 (10.9)

55 (12.0)

27 (9.6)

48 (7.5)

186 (9.8)

T1 yes, T2 yes

57 (11.1)

67 (14.7)

46 (16.3)

110 (17.1)

280 (14.8)

Overcommitment (high) (**)

164 (30.1)

171 (35.9)

108 (37.2)

272 (41.1)

715 (36.3)

Health (highest quartiles)

Depression (n.s.)

141 (26.0)

105 (22.0)

59 (20.3)

174 (26.5)

479 (24.3)

Anxiety (*)

125 (20.3)

127 (26.6)

55 (18.9)

178 (27.1)

485 (24.6)

Somatisation (**)

149 (27.4)

131 (27.3)

55 (18.9)

194 (29.6)

529 (26.9)

Chronic fatigue

141 (26.6)

132 (28.3)

74 (26.1)

183 (28.4)

530 (27.5)

Psychotropic drug consumption

119 (22.8)

91 (19.6)

43 (15.5)

162 (25.6)

415 (21.9)


* p < 0.05, ** p < 0.01, *** p < 0.001

Godin et al. BMC Public Health 2005 5:67   doi:10.1186/1471-2458-5-67

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