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Table 4 Correlations of perceived stress-level of observers compared to their rating on the STRAIN-EOS

From: Development and psychometric testing of an observation-based assessment tool focusing on work-related stressors among health professionals: the STRAIN-External Observation of work Stressors

observation scale Kendall’s tau-b
correlations coefficient p-value
demands at work
 quantitative demands .598 .000***
 sensorial demands .087 .252
 physical risks .243 .001**
work organization and content
 possibilities for development −.016 .835
 influence at work −.103 .167
social relations and leadership
 predictability −.191 .020*
 social support −.319 .001**
 social community −.171 .031*
 social relations −.275 .000***
  1. *correlation is significant at: *p < .05; **p < .01; *** p < .001 (2-tailed)