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Table 2 Characteristics of OHPs

From: Sick-listed employees with severe medically unexplained physical symptoms: burden or routine for the occupational health physician? A cross sectional study

Group practice number 1 2 3 4 5 Total
No of OHPs 13 7 6 8 9 43
Size of organisations >500 employees >500 employees <75 employees <75 and 75-500 employees >500 employees  
Main branches Public services, education and health service Government All types All types Public services, financial services and local government  
Urbanisation Urban Urban Rural Urban Mixed  
Age mean (SD) 48.7 (6.5) 45.1 (5.6) 42.2 (9.7) 46.3 (7.4) 47.8 (5.3) 46.5 (6.9)
% female 30.8 71.4 50.0 50.0 87.5 54.8
Work experience (years) (SD) 13.4 (6.2) 13.4 (2.4) 9.5 (7.7) 11.1 (4.3) 12.3 (3.4) 12.2 (5.1)
% working hours of fulltime mean (SD) 89.2 (13.2) 76.4 (13.8) 91.7 (16.0) 77.5 (16.7) 81.3 (25.3) 83.7 (17.4)
% not (at all) satisfied with time available for consultations 15.4 28.6 16.7 62.5 12.5 26.2
Emotional exhaustion mean (SD) 1.2 (0.7) 1.8 (1.4) 1.6 (1.1) 1.6 (1.3) 1.9 (0.8) 1.6 (1.0)
Distance (UBOS) mean (SD) 0.6 (0.5) 0.9 (0.9) 1.1 (0.8) 1.0 (0.5) 0.9 (0.4) 0.9 (0.6)
Competences (UBOS) mean (SD) 4.7 (0.5) 4.8 (0.8) 4.1 (0.9) 4.8 (0.7) 4.5 (0.6) 4.6 (0.7)
Engagement (UWES) Mean (SD) 4.5 (0.6) 4.4 (0.5) 3.3 (1.0) 3.8 (1.0) 3.7 (0.6) 4.1 (0.8)