Table 11

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

Staff responsesSelf n=83Health n=83Family n=83
*α=0.05; ****α=0.0001.
Self, self reported stress due to mission travel; health, estimated impact of travel stress on health; family, ratings of the negative impact of mission travel on the family.
Family disruption/staff control0.334****0.325****0.324****
Amount of travel0.1610.1230.170*
Time between missions (turn around time)−0.105−0.065−0.174*
Rest and recuperation0.1410.1400.049