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Table 1 Univariate associations with level of stress and satisfaction by high and low stressors and satisfiers

From: Mental health of Japanese psychiatrists: the relationship among level of occupational stress, satisfaction and depressive symptoms

  Level of occupational stress p Level of occupational satisfaction p
  (Stress VAS score) (Satisfaction VAS score)
  Mean (SD) N p a Mean (SD) N p a
Stressors (general) b
 Job demand factor:
  Work overload
   High 60.1 (21.5) 84 <0.01 68.4 (14.2) 84 0.73
   Low 44.4 (21.0) 68   69.2 (14.3) 68  
  Insufficient time
   High 48.9 (22.6) 96 0.03 70.9 (13.8) 96 0.12
   Low 60.2 (21.1) 56   65.0 (14.2) 56  
  Necessity to concentrate one’s attention on work
   High 52.7 (22.7) 130 0.94 69.2 (14.1) 130 0.40
   Low 53.0 (25.3) 23   66.5 (14.7) 23  
 Job control factor:
  Ability to work at one’s discretion
   High 47.1 (21.3) 106 <0.01 72.3 (12.9) 106 <0.01
   Low 66.7 (19.4) 46   60.7 (13.9) 46  
  Ability to make one’s own decisions
   High 50.0 (23.0) 122 <0.01 71.6 (12.9) 122 <0.01
   Low 63.2 (19.7) 31   57.7 (13.5) 31  
  Ability to reflect on one’s opinions
   High 48.0 (21.9) 109 <0.01 71.2 (12.9) 109 <0.01
   Low 64.3 (21.7) 44   63.1 (15.6) 44  
 Supervisor support factor:
  Ease of communication with a supervisor
   High 51.1 (24.0) 98 0.16 71.9 (14.0) 98 <0.01
   Low 56.5 (20.1) 54   63.2 (13.0) 54  
  Ability to rely on a supervisor
   High 51.5 (22.0) 106 0.20 70.7 (64.2) 106 0.011
   Low 56.7 (24.5) 45   64.2 (13.9) 45  
  Supervisor spends time on one’s personal issues
   High 51.1 (22.6) 100 0.13 70.1 (14.6) 100 0.10
   Low 56.9 (23.0) 51   66.1 (13.3) 51  
 Collegial support factor:
  Ease of communication with colleagues
   High 50.4 (23.8) 108 0.16 71.6 (13.7) 108 <0.01
   Low 59.3 (18.6) 44   62.1 (13.2) 44  
  Ability to rely on colleagues
   High 49.3 (23.4) 93 0.012 70.3 (14.8) 93 0.10
   Low 58.8 (20.6) 59   66.4 (13.0) 59  
  Colleagues spend time on one’s personal issues
   High 50.6 (23.9) 94 0.10 71.2 (14.6) 94 <0.01
   Low 56.9 (20.4) 58   65.0 (12.9) 58  
Stressors (specific)
  Workplace insecurity:
   High 50.4 (21.6) 23 <0.01 70.4 (15.5) 23 0.56
   Low 67.6 (24.0) 129   68.5 (14.0) 129  
Satisfiers
 Interest towards work contents:
   High 51.6 (3.9) 70 0.48 74.5 (11.8) 70 <0.01
   Low 54.2 (21.8) 82   64.0 (14.4) 82  
 Opportunity for growth and career development:
   High 50.3 (22.8) 75 0.15 72.1 (13.1) 75 <0.01
   Low 55.9 (23.2) 68   65.9 (14.8) 68  
 Monetary reward:
   High 52.7 (23.2) 64 0.92 69.8 (14.4) 64 0.53
   Low 53.1 (23.0) 86   68.4 (13.9) 86  
 Gratitude and respect from patients:
   High 47.8 (23.4) 23 0.27 74.8 (15.3) 23 0.03
   Low 53.6 (22.9) 129   67.9 (13.7) 129  
  1. BJSQ: Brief Occupational Stress Questionnaire, VAS: Visual Analogue Scale.
  2. at-test.
  3. bDerived from the 12-item abbreviated version BJSQ job stressor subscale.