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Research Article

Consequences of Job Insecurity on the Psychological and Physical Health of Greek Civil Servants

Table 4

Health behavior and health care service use.

Investigation groupControl group 1 + 2
Median (interquartile range)

Protective health behaviors
Breakfasts per week3.5 (6.75)5.0 (4.0)NS
Regular meals per week2.0 (2.0)2.0 (1.0)NS
Hours of night sleep per day6.0 (2.0)7.0 (1.0)<0.001
Workout sessions per week0.0 (0.0)1.5 (3.0)0.001

High risk health behaviors
Snacks per week4.0 (4.0)2.0 (3.75)0.001
Cigarettes smokes per day10.0 (20.0)0.0 (10.0)0.001
Coffees per day2.0 (2.0)1.5 (1.0)0.001
Frequency of alcohol drinking per week1.0 (2.0)0.0 (1.0)NS
Alcoholic drinks per week0.5 (1.75)0.0 (1.0)NS
Sleeping pills per week0.3 ± 1.20.1 ± 0.9NS
Tranquilizers per week0.3 ± 1.2 0.1 ± 0.9NS
Nonpharmaceutical methods to achieve
 sleep per week1.0 ± 1.80.4 ± 1.40.015
 Painkillers per week1.8 ± 2.10.3 ± 1.0<0.001

Health care services use
Medical consultations per month0.4 ± 0.80.2 ± 0.60.048
Sick days per month0.3 ± 0.90.0 ± 0.10.034

Mann-Whitney test.
Median ± SD.
NS: nonsignificant.

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