Table 2

Comparisons of scores at baseline and follow-up for workplace risk factors by domain (HSE questionnaire)*

DomainBaselineFollow-upChange from baseline to follow-up
n/N†Cronbach’s αMean (SD)n‡Cronbach’s αMean (SD)Mean
(95% CI)
Workplace demands213/2200.552.98
(0.56)
1390.642.98
(0.59)
0.02
(−0.09 to 0.13)
Control over work environment213/2200.643.22
(0.70)
1450.693.19
(0.71)
−0.08
(−0.19 to 0.04)
Managers’ support213/2200.563.80
(0.66)
1500.503.77
(0.59)
−0.08
(−0.20 to 0.04)
Peer support213/2200.514.08
(0.56)
1500.584.05
(0.58)
−0.09
(−0.19 to 0.00)
Relationships213/2200.543.67
(0.74)
1470.693.55
(0.85)
−0.16
(−0.31 to to 0.01)
Understanding of role212/2190.654.51
(0.59)
1460.584.45
(0.54)
−0.11
(−0.21 to to 0.01)
Response to workplace change216/2170.603.54
(0.85)
1440.463.50
(0.77)
−0.05
(−0.22 to 0.12)
HSE domains combined209/2160.703.74
(0.36)
1060.753.58
(0.35)
−0.21
(−0.28 to to 0.14)
  • *A score of 3 is indicative of average levels of risk for stress, 4–5 indicates low levels and 1–2 high levels of risk for stress.

  • †Numbers given are those with data for domain and the three factors/number with data for domain

  • ‡Numbers with data at baseline and follow-up for the domain.

  • HSE, Health and Safety Executive.