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Table 4 Allocation of working time during the week (n is the sum of the normal working hours the employees were scheduled to work that week in each office)

From: A descriptive retrospective study of time consumption in home care services: how do employees use their working time?

  Municipality A Municipality B
Office Office 1 Office 2 Office 3 Office 4 Office 1 Office 2 Office 3
Working hours Hours (n = 401.5) Hours (n = 517.25) Hours (n = 414) Hours (n = 402.5) Hours (n = 397.5) Hours (n = 322) Hours (n = 319.5)
Driving time 100.83 (25%) 109.38 (21%) 74.27 (18%) 74.00 (18%) 88.17 (22%) 70.93 (22%) 66.58 (21%)
Visiting time 177.67 (44%) 356.75 (69%) 212.00 (51%) 199.67 (50%) 159.08 (40%) 170.38 (53%) 177.97 (56%)
Time to other tasks 123.00 (31%) 51.12 (10%) 127.73 (31%) 128.83 (32%) 150.25 (38%) 80.68 (25%) 74.95 (23%)
Total 401.50 (100%) 517.25 (100%) 414.00 (100%) 402.50 (100%) 397.50 (100%) 322.00 (100%) 319.50 (100%)