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Table 2 Summary of measurements on Job Content Questionnaires (JCQ) and health-promoting lifestyle profile (HPLSP) for all 755 subjects a

From: Factors and symptoms associated with work stress and health-promoting lifestyles among hospital staff: a pilot study in Taiwan

Variables mean ± SD Range
Job Content Questionnaire   
 Psychological demands of the job 13.87 ± 2.11 (7–20)
 Discretion in use of skills 16.82 ± 2.37 (6–23)
 Decision-making authority 7.83 ± 1.36 (3–12)
 Coworker social support 12.17 ± 1.62 (4–16)
 Supervisor social support 11.26 ± 2.09 (4–16)
Health-promoting lifestyle profiles   
 Self-actualization 10.59 ± 2.51 (4–16)
 Health responsibility 10.66 ± 2.70 (5–20)
 Exercise 7.83 ± 2.15 (4–15)
 Nutrition 14.44 ± 3.54 (6–24)
 Interpersonal support 11.05 ± 2.07 (4–16)
 Stress management 9.90 ± 2.11 (4–16)
Total score of health-promoting lifestyle profile 64.47 ± 11.19 (28–106)
  1. a Data are represented as mean ± SD and range (min. - max.).
  2. Those two items asked for the need for social support. In other words, a higher score stands for not enough social support from either coworkers or supervisor.