Table 1

Characteristics of participants in the study
Whole sample Split sample 1 Split sample 2
Variable (n = 992) (n = 491) (n = 501)
% % % χ2 p
Gender
  Male 16.5 15.5 17.5 0.72 0.40
  Female 83.5 84.5 82.5
Marital status
  Single 22.6 20.6 24.4 2.33 0.31
  Married 68.5 69.7 67.3
  Divorced 9.0 9.7 8.3
Educational level
  Primary 14.2 15.4 13.1 6.85 0.08
  Junior secondary 38.5 41.5 35.7
  Senior secondary 28.6 25.3 31.8
  Tertiary 18.7 17.9 19.5
Perceived workload
  Low 0.9 1.4 0.4 6.88 0.14
  Normal 47.8 46.2 49.8
  High 40.8 43.2 38.5
  Very high 10.5 9.1 11.7
M (SD) M (SD) M (SD) t p
Age – years 43.2 (10.2) 43.6 (10.2) 42.9 (10.3) 0.95 0.35
Job tenure - years 7.9 (6.7) 7.8 (6.9) 7.9 (6.5) 0.25 0.81

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