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Table 6 Distribution of job stress scales by nicotine dependence grade with job stress factors divided by reference scales

From: A study on the relationship between job stress and nicotine dependence in Korean workers

Reference scales by job stress factors Nicotine dependence grade Total p-value*
Low High
Total 1,600(83.3) 321(16.7) 1,921(100.0)  
Job demand
 Less than 25 % 349 (21.8) 56 (17.4) 405 (21.1) 0.138
 25 % ~50 % 635 (39.7) 144 (44.9) 779 (40.5)
 50 % ~75 % 296 (18.5) 65 (20.2) 361 (18.8)
 More than 75 % 320 (20.0) 56 (17.5) 376 (19.6)
Job control
 Less than 25 % 385 (24.1) 99 (30.8) 485 (25.3) 0.016
 25 % ~50 % 656 (41.0) 117 (36.4) 773 (40.2)
 50 % ~75 % 272 (17.0) 40 (12.5) 312 (16.2)
 More than 75 % 286 (17.9) 65 (20.3) 351 (18.3)
Interpersonal conflict
 Less than 25 % 24 (1.5) 4 (1.2) 28 (1.5) 0.055
 25 % ~50 % 1,027 (64.2) 181 (56.4) 1,208 (62.9)
 50 % ~75 % 283 (17.7) 69 (21.5) 352 (18.3)
 More than 75 % 266 (16.6) 67 (20.9) 333 (17.3)
Job Insecurity
 Less than 25 % 291 (18.2) 58 (18.1) 349 (18.2) 0.985
 25 % ~50 % 1,061 (66.3) 212 (66.0) 1,273 (66.3)
 50 % ~75 % - - -
 More than 75 % 248 (15.5) 51 (15.9) 299 (15.5)
Organization system
 Less than 25 % 564 (35.3) 93 (29.0) 657 (34.2) 0.059
 25 % ~50 % 572 (35.7) 120 (37.4) 692 (36.0)
 50 % ~75 % 233 (14.6) 46 (14.3) 279 (14.5)
 More than 75 % 231 (14.4) 62 (19.3) 293 (15.3)
Lack of reward
 Less than 25 % 694 (43.4) 124 (38.6) 818 (42.6) 0.237
 25 % ~50 % 346 (21.6) 66 (20.6) 412 (21.4)
 50 % ~75 % 263 (16.4) 59 (18.4) 322 (16.8)
 More than 75 % 297 (18.6) 72 (22.4) 369 (19.2)
Occupational climate
 Less than 25 % 939 (58.7) 191 (59.5) 1,130 (58.8) 0.935
 25 % ~50 % - - -
 50 % ~75 % 505 (31.6) 98 (30.5) 603 (31.4)
 More than 75 % 156 (9.7) 32 (10.0) 188 (9.8)
Sum of 7 factors
 Less than 25 % 860 (53.7) 149 (46.4) 1,009 (52.5) 0.107
 25 % ~50 % 401 (25.1) 91 (28.4) 492 (25.6)
 50 % ~75 % 202 (12.6) 46 (14.3) 248 (12.9)
 More than 75 % 137 (8.6) 35 (10.9) 172 (9.0)
  1. *: p-value was calculated by Chisq-test with nicotine dependence grade in reference scale of job stress factor