Table 3

Cases versus non-cases with respect to fatigue, chronic illness, mental health problems, and job strain in relation to fatigue attributions of employees who made a fatigue related visit to the GP only (n=268)

CIS case**≥1 Chronic illnessHAD case***Job strain
CaseNon-caseCaseNon-caseCaseNon-caseCaseNon-case
CIS, Checklist Individual Strength; CIS case, probable fatigue case; HAD, Hospital Anxiety and Depression Scale; HAD case, probable mental health problem case.
χ2 test, **p<0.01 ***p<0.001.
Attributions
    Somatic31.3%52.9%47.7%39.0%21.3%50.6%34.7%42.3%
    Psychological51.4%36.4%38.3%46.7%58.8%37.8%49.0%43.8%
    Don’t know17.4%10.7%14.0%14.3%19.9%11.6%16.3%13.9%