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Table 2 Frequency and mean of occupational stress and its sub-scales among nurses

From: Occupational stress and its related demographic factors among Iranian CCU nurses: a cross-sectional study

  Role overload Role insufficiency Role ambiguity Role boundary Responsibility Physical environment Total occupational stress score
n (%) n (%) n (%) n (%) n (%) n (%) n (%)
Low 2 (1.3%) 3 (1.9%) 3 (1.9%) 8 (5.2%) 12 (7.7%) 1 (0.6%)
Low-moderate 25 (16.1%) 46 (29.7%) 28 (18.1%) 39 (25.2%) 38 (24.5%) 42 (27.1) 38 (24.5%)
Moderate-high 71 (45.8%) 60 (38.7%) 67 (43.2%) 61 (39.4%) 54 (34.8%) 51 (32.9%) 77 (49.7%)
High 59 (38.1%) 47 (30.3%) 57 (36.8%) 52 (33.5%) 55 (35.5%) 50 (32.3%) 39 (25.2%)
Mean ± SDa 36.30 ± 6.98 34.55 ± 7.84 36.03 ± 7.40 34.90 ± 7.97 34.75 ± 8.42 33.58 ± 9.76 210.13 ± 40.87
95% CIb 34.14–37.34 33.27–35.75 34.83–37.25 33.60–36.13 33.41–36.05 31.90–35.10 203.72–216.85
  1. aStandard deviation
  2. bConfidence interval