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Table 3 Mean and standard deviation of COPSOQ II subscales by age group of VSW

From: Psychosocial risks factors among victim support workers during the COVID-19 pandemic: a study with the Copenhagen Psychosocial Questionnaire

PSOQ II subscales  < 36 years old
M (DP)
 ≥ 36 years old
M (DP)
t
(194)
Quantitative demands 2.78 (0.81) 2.83 (0.85) − 0.442
Work pace 3.07 (0.96) 3.16 (0.98) − 0.609
Cognitive demands 3.88 (0.75) 4.07 (0.66) 0.220
Emotional demands 4.07 (0.89) 4.24 (0.80)) 0.705
Influence at work 3.16 (0.86) 3.32 (0..83) − 1.326
Development possibilities 4.22 (0.58) 4.24 (0.66) − 0.229
Meaning of work 3.86 (0.78) 3.87 (0.83) − 0.114
Commitment to the workplace 4.32 (0.71) 4.34 (0.83) − 0.280
Predictability 4.18 (0.74) 3.94 (0.92) 2.047
Rewards 3.16 (0.61) 3.15 (0.57) 0.114
Role clarity 3.72 (0.53) 3.56 (0.65) 1.974
Role conflicts 3.75 (0.85) 3.41 (0.95) 2.715
Leadership quality 4.22 (0.67) 4.00 (0.82) 2.041
Social support from supervisor 3.98 (0.87) 3.68 (0.93) 2.276
Social support from colleagues 3.26 (0.49) 3.14 (0.56) 1.528
Job insecurity 1.82 (0.71) 1.90 (0.63) − 0.763*
Job satisfaction 4.18 (0.72) 3.98 (0.72) 1.867
Work/family conflict 3.97 (0.72) 3.84 (0.74) 1.158
Vertical trust 4.32 (0.48) 4.22 (0.56) 1.419
Horizontal trust 3.86 (0.74) 3.74 (0.82) 1.067
Justice and respect 3.83 (0.64) 3.53 (0.72) 3.022
Sense of community at work 3.09 (0.56) 2.90 (0.60) 2.213
Self-efficacy 2.31 (1.03) 2.50 (1.02) − 1.317
General health 2.31 (1.19) 2.55 (1.17) − 1.354
Stress 2.30 (1.02) 2.63 (1.12) − 2.144
Burnout 2.80 (1.05) 2.94 (0.91) − 0.998*
Sleep problems 2.66 (0.89) 2.64 (0.93) 0.162
Depressive symptoms 1.94 (0.84) 2.14 (0.97) − 1.604
Offensive behaviours 1.03 (0.11) 1.15 (0.43) − 2.601***
  1. ***p < 0.001; ** p < 0.01; *p < 0.05; M = Mean; SD = Standard Deviation