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Table 2 Levels of distress (mean and SD score on 4DSQ distress scale) in the samples of 'healthy working employees' and 'employees on sick leave due to psychological complaints'

From: Distress or no distress, that's the question: A cutoff point for distress in a working population

   Distress (range 0–32)
     Percentile
Sample n Mean SD 5 25 50 75 95
Healthy working employees 3605 4.0 5.0 0.0 0.0 2.0 6.0 14.0
Employees on sickness absence due to psychological complaints 280 22.3 6.7 9.0 18.0 24.0 28.0 31.0