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Table 2 Correlations between the variables, for the care aides (n = 58)

From: Identifying work ability promoting factors for home care aides and assistant nurses

  Alpha Scale 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10
1. Age . .           
2. Sex (men/women, %) . . 0.22          
3. Seniority, years . . 0.48 0.23         
4. Safety climate, overall 0.96 1-4 0.19 0.07 0.13        
5. Psychosocial job demands 0.75 1-4 0.08 0.12 0.13 -0.43       
6. Physical job demands . 6-20 -0.05 0.01 -0.11 -0.29 0.60      
7. Personal safety behaviour 0.85 1-7 0.14 0.10 -0.08 0.51 -0.23 -0.35     
8. Degree of personal safety 0.76 1-5 -0.11 -0.18 -0.02 0.61 -0.41 -0.32 0.33    
9. Self-efficacy 0.70 1-5 0.17 -0.09 0.15 0.44 -0.34 -0.42 0.26 0.40   
10. Musculoskeletal wellbeing 0.74 1-5 0.16 -0.25 0.12 0.28 -0.22 -0.38 0.25 0.46 0.40  
11. Work ability 0.73 3-17 -0.32 -0.13 0.11 0.27 -0.33 -0.31 0.17 0.36 0.38 0.28
  1. Pearson's correlations (2-tailed) are significant at the 0.01 level and at the 0.05 level.
  2. Dichotomous variable: Sex: Men = 1, women = 2.