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Table 3 Results of the Job Content Questionnaire from private and public workers

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

  PrWC (n = 84) PrBC (n = 83) PuWC (n = 47) p-value
  n (%) 95% CI n (%) 95% CI n (%) 95% CI
Passive 14(16.7) 10.2 - 26.1 4(4.8) 1.9 - 11.7 5(10.6) 4.6 - 22.6 0.046
Low strain 20(23.8) 16.0 - 33.9 22(26.5) 18.2 - 36.9 11(23.4) 13.6 - 37.2
High strain 21(25.0) 17.0 - 35.2 7(8.4) 4.1 - 16.4 10(21.3) 12.0 - 34.9
Active 29(34.5) 25.2 - 45.2 37(44.6) 34.4 - 55.3 21(44.7) 31.4 - 58.8
  1. Number of cases (%). 95% confidence interval (CI 95%). and statistical results (chi square test) are presented.
  2. Private white-collar – PrWC, private blue-collar – PrBC, public white-collar – PuWC.