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Table 3 Distribution of anxiety symptoms according to occupational stress

From: Anxiety symptoms and occupational stress among young Korean female manufacturing workers

Variable Number (%) BAIa score N (%) p-value*
<22 ≥22
Job demand     <0.001
 Low risk 817(71.6) 733(89.7) 84(10.3)  
 Moderate risk 0(0.0) 0(0.0) 0(0.0)  
 High risk 324(28.4) 235(72.5) 89(27.5)  
Insufficient job control     0.699
 Low risk 510(44.7) 435(85.3) 75(14.7)  
 Moderate risk 0(0.0) 0(0.0) 0(0.0)  
 High risk 631(55.3) 533(84.5) 98(15.5)  
Interpersonal conflict     <0.001
 Low risk 596(52.2) 529(88.8) 67(11.2)  
 Moderate risk 246(21.6) 212(86.2) 34(13.8)  
 High risk 299(26.2) 227(75.9) 72(24.1)  
Job insecurity     <0.001
 Low risk 841(73.7) 743(88.3) 98(11.7)  
 Moderate risk 186(16.3) 153(82.3) 33(17.7)  
 High risk 114(10.0) 72(63.2) 42(36.8)  
Organizational system     <0.001
 Low risk 726(63.6) 642(88.4) 84(11.6)  
 Moderate risk 166(14.5) 136(81.9) 30(18.1)  
 High risk 249(21.8) 190(76.3) 59(23.7)  
Lack of reward     <0.001
 Low risk 505(44.3) 460(91.1) 45(8.9)  
 Moderate risk 219(19.2) 185(84.5) 34(15.5)  
 High risk 417(36.5) 323(77.5) 94(22.5)  
Occupational climate     <0.001
 Low risk 555(48.6) 512(92.3) 43(7.7)  
 Moderate risk 373(32.7) 304(81.5) 69(18.5)  
 High risk 213(18.7) 152(71.4) 61(28.6)  
Total score of KOSS-SFb     <0.001
 Low risk 665(58.3) 617(92.8) 48(7.2)  
 Moderate risk 199(17.4) 161(80.9) 38(19.1)  
 High risk 277(24.3) 190(68.6) 87(31.4)  
  1. *Comparison by linear by linear association
  2. aBeck’s Anxiety Inventory
  3. bKorean Occupational Stress Scale-Short Form