Table 2

Changes on the Stress Reactivity Scale (SRS) and the ERI questionnaire

VariableProgrammeTime pointES (95% CI)p Value
IG: n=75Baseline, mean (SD)Post intervention, mean (SD)Group effectTime effectGroup×time effect
CG: n=79
SRS work overloadIG8.48 (2.34)7.97 (2.29)0.219 (−0.115 to 0.552)0.8720.0040.731
CG8.44 (2.29)8.08 (2.28)0.175 (−0.145 to 0.494)
SRS social conflictsIG12.35 (2.48)11.51 (2.48)0.341 (0.005 to 0.677)0.9010.0000.279
CG12.23 (2.32)11.71 (2.64)0.211 (−0.109 to 0.531)
SRS social evaluationIG8.86 (2.27)8.23 (2.17)0.285 (−0.049 to 0.620)0.6200.0000.331
CG8.94 (2.22)8.53 (2.38)0.178 (−0142 to 0.497)
SRS failure at workIG10.14 (2.16)9.42 (2.00)0.346 (0.010 to 0.682)0.4490.0010.031
CG10.10 (1.88)9.93 (1.99)0.092 (−0.225 to 0.410)
SRS pre-stressIG7.77 (2.04)7.03 (1.87)0.381 (0.045 to 0.718)0.1570.0030.048
CG7.88 (2.01)7.74 (2.08)0.070 (−0.0247 to 0.387)
SRS post-stressIG6.93 (2.14)6.01 (1.78)0.465 (0.126 to 0.803)0.2370.0000.003
CG6.89 (2.08)6.78 (2.11)0.057 (−0.262 to 0.376)
SRS sum scoreIG54.48 (10.84)50.16 (9.91)0.416 (0.078 to 0.753)0.4320.0000.016
CG54.48 (10.05)52.74 (10.99)0.166 (−0.153 to 0.485)
Effort scaleIG14.87 (2.92)14.24 (2.87)0.219 (−0.114 to 0.552)0.9600.0140.732
CG14.82 (2.65)14.34 (3.32)0.160 (−0.159 to 0.479)
Reward scaleIG43.11 (7.40)45.56 (6.89)−0.343 (−0.665 to −0.021)0.0300.0120.124
CG46.14 (6.83)46.74 (6.28)−0.090 (−0.406 to 0.226)
Effort–reward ratioIG0.80 (0.28)0.72 (0.24)0.320 (−0.018 to 0.658)0.2790.0050.243
CG0.74 (0.22)0.70 (0.23)0.155 (−0.166 to 0.476)
OvercommitmentIG14.28 (3.64)13.52 (3.61)0.208 (−0.140 to 0.556)0.7600.0140.614
CG13.97 (3.37)13.47 (4.06)0.134 (−0.200 to 0.468)
Depression (HADS)IG4.66 (3.58)3.78 (3.15)0.262 (−0.068 to 0.592)0.4980.0070.198
CG4.06 (2.92)3.75 (3.02)0.107 (−0.209 to 0.423)
Anxiety (HADS)IG5.81 (2.79)5.21 (3.37)0.194 (−0.134 to 0.522)0.6330.0090.870
CG6.06 (3.24)5.38 (3.25)0.209 (−0.109 to 0.527)
  • CG, control group; ES, effect size (Cohen's d); HADS, Hospital Anxiety and Depression Scale; IG, intervention group.