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Table 6 Correlations between COPSOQ scores and proportions of time spent on work tasks and agea

From: Time utilization and perceived psychosocial work environment among staff in Swedish primary care settings

   Role conflicts and Total administration and service   Role conflicts and Patient-related administration   Quantitative demands and Total administration and service   Role conflicts and Direct patient-related work tasks   Role conflicts and Age   Stress and Age
Professions n r-factor p-value n r-factor p-value n r-factor p-value n r-factor p-value n r-factor p-value n r-factor p-value
Allied professionals 29 0.566 0.001 29 0.432 0.019 29 0.168 0.385 29 −0.193 0.315 39 0.394b 0.013 39 −0.106 0.519
Primary care physician 52 0.299 0.031 52 0.199 0.157 52 0.293 0.035 52 −0.093 0.511 63 0.081 0.526 63 0.254c 0.045
Registered nurse 116 0.110 0.242 116 0.020 0.829 117 0.128 0.169 117 −0.184d 0.047 125 0.212 0.018 125 0.132 0.143
Care administrator 51 0.144 0.314 52 −0.128 0.365 52 −0.183 0.195 47 0.207 0.163 63 0.192 0.132 63 0.105 0.412
Nurse Assistant 32 0.070 0.702 32 0.084 0.646 32 0.235 0.195 33 0.004 0.984 35 0.357 0.035 35 0.425 0.011
Overall 280 0.050 0.403 281 0.038 0.531 282 −0.027 0.657 278 −0.080 0.183 325 0.245 < 0.001 325 0.175 0.002
  1. aPearson’s correlation; bThe younger the staff member, the more role conflicts reported; cThe younger the staff member, the more stress reported; dThe less time spent on direct patient work tasks, the more role conflicts reported