Table 1

Characteristics of employees who made a non-fatigue related visit or a fatigue related visit to the GP only (n=2318)

Frequency, mean (SD)
Non-fatigue related visit (86.1%)Fatigue related visit (13.9%)
CIS, Checklist Individual Strength; CIS case, probable fatigue case; MBI-GS, Maslach Burnout Inventory–General Survey; MBI-GS case, probable work related fatigue case; HAD, Hospital Anxiety and Depression Scale; HAD case, probable mental health problem case; JCQ, Job Content Questionnaire.
t test/Fisher’s exact test, *p<0.05, **p<0.01, ***p<0.001.
    CIS total score***55.5 (23.6)79.1 (25.0)
    CIS case***21.4%56.0%
    MBI-GS case***14.3%38.2%
Somatic health problems
    ≥1 Chronic illness**24.8%34.2%
Mental health problems
    HAD anxiety***4.8 (3.4)8.0 (3.8)
    HAD depression***3.6 (3.5)6.9 (4.4)
    HAD case***9.7%32.8%
Psychosocial work characteristics (JCQ total score per subscale)
    Job demands***31.9 (5.4)33.6 (5.6)
    Decision latitude**72.4 (10.0)70.5 (11.7)
    Social support***22.4 (3.0)21.4 (3.5)
    Job strain*15.2%20.5%
    Age (years)41.6 (8.5)41.7 (8.2)
    Gender (% male)67.8%65.4%
    Low educational level15.3%15.8%
    Living alone8.7%10.6%