Table 2

Fatigue over time by work schedule

Three-shift workFive-shift workIrregular shift work
For every shift type the reference group consisted of day workers with comparable job titles.
†Difference in CIS total score between day (0) versus shift work type (1) at baseline measurement (May 1998).
‡Change of fatigue over time in day workers per four months.
§Change of fatigue over time in shift workers per four months.
††Adjusted for age, gender, and long term disease.
¶Additionally adjusted for psychological job demands, decision latitude, and emotional and physical demands.
Baseline difference†7.83***1.706.30***2.274.60−2.39
Course of fatigue within day work‡0.06−0.010.710.871.481.43
Course of fatigue within shift work§