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Table 2 Utrecht Work Engagement Scale (UWES) data from the groups

From: Psychosocial Risk Factors and Musculoskeletal Symptoms among White and Blue-collar Workers at Private and Public Sectors

  PrWC (n = 84) PrBC (n = 82) PuWC (n = 47) p-value
  n (%) 95% CI n (%) 95% CI n (%) 95% CI
Vigor        
Very low 0(0.0) 0.0-4.4 2(2.9) 0.7-0.9 1(2.1) 0.4-11.1 0.002
Low 1(1.2) 0.2-6.4 14(20.3) 10.5-26.6 6(12.8) 6.0-25.2
Medium 25(29.8) 21.0-40.2 23(33.3) 19.5-38.6 16(34.0) 22.2-48.3
High 43(51.2) 40.7-61.6 18(26.1) 14.4-32.1 21(44.7) 31.4-58.8
Very high 15(17.9) 11.1-27.4 12(17.4) 8.6-23.9 3(6.4) 2.2-17.2
Dedication        
Very low 0(0.0) 0.0-4.4 4(4.9) 1.9-11.9 2(4.3) 1.2-14.2 0.013
Low 6(7.1) 3.3-14.7 15(18.3) 11.4-28.0 8(17.0) 8.9-30.1
Medium 29(34.5) 25.2-45.2 27(32.9) 23.7-43.7 18(38.3) 25.8-52.6
High 32(38.1) 28.4-48.4 13(15.9) 9.5-25.3 16(34.0) 22.2-48.3
Very high 17(20.2) 28.4-48.4 10(12.2) 6.8-21.0 3(6.4) 2.2-17.2
Absorption        
Very low 0(0.0) 0.0-4.4 4(4.9) 1.9-11.9 0(0.0) 0.0-7.6 0.000
Low 2(2.4) 0.7-0.8 16(19.5) 12.4-29.4 4(8.5) 3.4-19.9
Medium 22(29.8) 18.0-36.5 22(26.8) 18.4-37.3 24(51.0) 37.2-64.7
High 43(51.2) 40.7-61.6 18(22.0) 14.4-32.1 15(31.9) 20.4-46.2
Very high 17(20.2) 13.0-30.0 9(11.0) 5.9-19.6 4(8.5) 3.4-19.9
Engagement        
Very low 0(0.0) 0.0-4.4 3(3.7) 1.3-10.2 1(2.1) 0.4-11.1 0.002
Low 2(2.4) 0.7-0.8 14(17.1) 10.5-26.6 6(12.8) 6.0-25.2
Medium 25(29.8) 21.0-40.2 26(31.7) 22.6-42.4 19(40.4) 27.6-54.7
High 47(56.0) 45.3-66.1 19(23.2) 15.4-33.4 18(38.3) 25.8-52.6
Very high 10(11.9) 6.6-20.5 7(8.5) 4.2-16.6 3(6.4) 2.2-17.2
  1. Number of cases (%). 95% confidence interval (CI 95%). and statistical results (Qui-Square test) are presented.
  2. Private white-collar – PrWC, private blue-collar – PrBC, public white-collar – PuWC.