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Table 2.10 WEMWBS mean score, 2015/2017 combined, by stress at work, work-life balance, job/workplace conditions and sex

Aged 16 and over in paid employment / government training programme 2015/2017 combined
Stress at work WEMWBS Mean Score WEMWBS SE WEMWBS Standard Deviation Weighted Bases Unweighted Bases
Men
I have unrealistic time pressures at work
Always/Often 49.5 0.56 7.15 282 229
Sometimes 50.8 0.43 6.71 374 297
Seldom/Never 52.4 0.48 7.56 468 403
I have a choice in deciding how I do my work
Always/Often 52.0 0.34 7.04 763 631
Sometimes 49.7 0.84 6.70 201 160
Seldom/Never 48.6 0.72 8.16 160 139
My line manager encourages me at work
Tend to agree/ Strongly agree 51.7 0.39 7.22 672 529
Neutral 50.2 0.58 6.90 200 168
Tend to disagree/ Strongly disagree 47.5 0.74 7.13 119 101
I get the help and support I need from colleagues at work
Tend to agree/ Strongly agree 51.6 0.32 7.17 860 695
Neutral 50.5 0.61 7.32 187 166
Tend to disagree/ Strongly disagree 46.3 0.94 6.46 67 53
In general, how do you find your job
Not at all stressful/ Mildly stressful 52.1 0.34 6.93 623 526
Moderately stressful 50.9 0.62 7.78 331 273
Very stressful/ Extremely stressful 47.8 0.64 6.46 170 131
How satisfied with balance between time on paid work and time on other aspects of life
Below average (0 - 6) 49.2 0.36 6.80 462 380
Average (7) 50.3 0.80 7.70 210 167
Above average (8-10) 53.4 0.40 6.94 448 382
Women
I have unrealistic time pressures at work
Always/Often 49.7 0.45 7.18 290 282
Sometimes 51.2 0.43 7.13 316 325
Seldom/Never 51.1 0.39 7.74 498 484
I have a choice in deciding how I do my work
Always/Often 51.3 0.30 7.08 712 721
Sometimes 49.2 0.61 7.94 222 217
Seldom/Never 50.2 0.69 7.96 169 153
My line manager encourages me at work
Tend to agree/ Strongly agree 51.4 0.31 7.16 709 695
Neutral 49.3 0.64 7.75 179 177
Tend to disagree/ Strongly disagree 48.7 0.72 7.79 141 132
I get the help and support I need from colleagues at work
Tend to agree/ Strongly agree 51.3 0.28 7.17 884 862
Neutral 48.5 0.74 7.32 140 149
Tend to disagree/ Strongly disagree 48.3 0.95 6.46 70 65
In general, how do you find your job
Not at all stressful/ Mildly stressful 51.5 0.34 7.41 567 564
Moderately stressful 50.3 0.45 7.47 379 377
Very stressful/ Extremely stressful 49.1 0.58 7.21 158 150
How satisfied with balance between time on paid work and time on other aspects of life
Below average(0 - 6) 48.9 0.38 7.10 486 470
Average (7) 51.6 0.58 7.31 189 195
Above average (8-10) 52.5 0.39 7.43 428 426
All adults
I have unrealistic time pressures at work
Always/Often 49.6 0.38 7.16 571 511
Sometimes 51.0 0.32 6.91 690 622
Seldom/Never 51.7 0.31 7.68 966 887
I have a choice in deciding how I do my work
Always/Often 51.7 0.24 7.07 1475 1352
Sometimes 49.5 0.55 7.37 424 377
Seldom/Never 49.5 0.49 8.09 329 292
My line manager encourages me at work
Tend to agree/ Strongly agree 51.5 0.26 7.19 1381 1224
Neutral 49.8 0.42 7.32 379 345
Tend to disagree/ Strongly disagree 48.2 0.55 7.50 260 233
I get the help and support I need from colleagues at work
Tend to agree/ Strongly agree 51.5 0.23 7.18 1744 1557
Neutral 49.7 0.48 7.75 327 315
Tend to disagree/ Strongly disagree 47.3 0.63 7.16 137 118
In general, how do you find your job
Not at all stressful/ Mildly stressful 51.8 0.25 7.16 1190 1090
Moderately stressful 50.6 0.39 7.62 710 650
Very stressful/ Extremely stressful 48.4 0.46 6.86 328 281
How satisfied with balance between time on paid work and time on other aspects of life
Below average(0 - 6) 49.1 0.28 6.95 948 850
Average (7) 50.9 0.51 7.54 399 362
Above average (8-10) 52.9 0.30 7.20 876 808

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