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Table 2 Health status measures used to calculate the Predicted Service Need Index (PSNI) (n = 1,399)

From: Help-seeking for mental health problems by employees in the Australian Mining Industry

Current Health Status Weight n (%) PSNI Mean (SD)
Overall mental health
 Good to excellent 0 1143 (81.7) 1.04 (1.01)
 Poor/fair 3 256 (18.3) 5.77 (1.39)
Overall physical health
 Good to excellent 0 1099 (78.6) 1.32 (1.63)
 Poor/fair 1 300 (21.4) 4.07 (2.34)
Kessler (K-10) score
 10–15 0 851 (60.8) 0.84 (1.08)
 16–24 1 446 (31.9) 2.90 (1.79)
 25–50 3 102 (7.3) 6.54 (1.73)
AUDIT score
 0–7 0 811 (58.0) 1.23 (1.82)
 8+ 1 588 (42.0) 2.85 (2.15)
Current smoker
 No 0 1136 (81.2) 1.63 (2.02)
 Yes 1 263 (18.8) 3.08 (2.16)
PSNI
 Low (0–1)   815 (58.3)  
 Medium (2–5)   451 (32.2)  
 High (5+)   133 (9.1)  
(Mean = 1.91; SD = 2.13)