Table 2

Descriptive statistics, correlations and reliability coefficients among study variables

VariableInternal consistency
(Cronbach’s α)
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1. Job autonomy0.886.15 (3.04)−0.01−0.23**−0.15**−0.25**−0.33**0.108−0.01−0.21**
2. Work-related pressure0.9011.71 (3.78)0.40**0.15**0.20**0.18**−0.04−0.060.10*
3. Emotional exhaustion0.9223.38 (1.67)0.53**0.57**0.61**0.02−0.010.21**
4. Depersonalisation0.855.70 (5.74)0.40**0.40**−0.03−0.080.14**
5. Anxiety symptoms0.848.53 (4.84)0.81**−0.09*−0.040.16**
6. Depressive symptoms0.918.92 (5.36)−0.040.010.21**
7. Tenure11.27 (7.29)0.87**−0.10*
8. Age47.63 (7.47)−0.11**
9. Early retirement1.58 (1.40)
  • Mean (SD) are reported diagonally.

  • *P<0.05 level (two-tailed), **p< 0.01 level (two-tailed).