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Research Article

Exploratory Study of Factors Influencing Job-Related Stress in Japanese Psychiatric Nurses

Table 3

Two-factor structure in the present study.

Item numberContent of itemsMS.D.Communality

: overload (Cronbach’s α coefficient = 0.79); 7 items
6Requires always thinking about job during work hours0.710.052.940.780.51
4Requires concentration0.69−
3Requires working hard0.68−
1Large amount of work0.620.142.940.760.41
7A lot of physical work0.510.062.940.880.27
2Not enough time to get job done0.460.082.440.890.22
5Complex job which requires high level of knowledge and skills0.42−0.022.810.780.17

: job environment (Cronbach’s α coefficient = 0.71); 4 items
17Rewardable job−0.200.842.210.830.74
16Contents of job that suit oneself0.070.802.320.740.65
14Friendly atmosphere in a workgroup0.020.452.030.780.20
10Can express opinion of worksite policy0.090.422.620.740.19
8Can work at own pace0.250.332.710.770.17
9Can decide order and ways to do jobs0.150.302.320.780.11
11Requires less skill and expertise than I have−
15Not good to workplace environments0.110.282.580.960.09
13Conflicts with other workgroup0.
12Interpersonal conflict within a workgroup0.100.242.630.760.07

Factor correlation1

Factor loadings with absolute values ≥0.40 are in boldface.
: factor.
M: mean.
S.D.: standard deviation.

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