Table 10

Kendall's tau b correlation coefficients showing relations between the principal components of the travel factors and the measures of stress: spouses

Measures of stress
Principal components of travel factors Spouse's responsesSelf n=414Spouse n=413Children n=256
Self, self reported stress due to the staff member's mission travel; spouse, estimated stress experienced by staff member due to working at the WBG; children, spouses' ratings of their children's behavioural changes due to a parent's work travel; family, staff's ratings of the negative impact of their travel on their family.
Family disruption0.253****0.228****0.215****
Amount of travel−0.026−0.0520.017
Rest and recuperation−0.052−0.0520.081