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Table 4 Worker’s characteristics in the intervention group and control group

From: Effectiveness of a tailored implementation strategy to improve adherence to a guideline on mental health problems in occupational health care

Worker characteristics Intervention group Control group
n mean SD % n mean SD %
Age (years) 56 46.1 10.6   58 46.6 10.9  
Gender (male) 22    39.3 25    43.1
Education level
 Low education 6    10.7 2    3.4
 Middle-level education 16    28.6 15    25.9
 High education 34    60.7 41    70.7
Work and personal related factors
 Working contract hours a week 56 30.5 9.2   58 30.2 10.9  
 Workabilitya (range 0–10)b 50 5.3 2.2   53 5.5 2.7  
Clinical characteristics
 Four-Dimensional Symptom Questionnaire (4DSQ) [40]
  Distress (range 0–32)b 54 18.1 9.1   55 17.9 9.6  
  Depression (range 0–12)b 54 2.9 3.7   57 2.7 3.7  
  Anxiety (range 0–24)b 54 5.2 5.0   55 5.6 5.6  
  Somatization (range 0–32)b 53 9.2 6.0   54 9.4 7.3  
  1. aMeasured with the single question of the workability index (WAI) [39]
  2. bHigher scores indicate a greater presence of the named factor