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Table 3 The psychosocial work environment of chiropractic clinic owners and associates in primary care practice in Denmark, n = 340

From: Work-related acute physical injuries, chronic overuse complaints, and the psychosocial work environment in Danish primary care chiropractic practice – a cross-sectional study

Psychosocial work environment Always n(%) Often n(%) Sometimes n(%) Rarely n(%) Never n(%)
Does your work put you in emotionally stressful situations?*
 - Clinic owner 0 (0) 12 (5,5) 81 (37,5) 76 (35,2) 47(21,8)
 - Associate 1 (0,8) 8 (6,5) 47 (37,9) 57 (45,9) 11 (8,9)
Does your work demand that you do not state your opinion?
 - Clinic owner 0 (0) 12 (5,5) 76 (35,2) 73 (33,8) 55 (25,5)
 - Associate 0 (0) 6 (4,8) 37 (29,8) 41 (33,1) 40 (32,3)
Is your workload unevenly distributed causing your tasks to pile up?
 - Clinic owner 3 (1,4) 13 (6,0) 85 (39,4) 82 (37,9) 33 (15,3)
 - Associate 0 (0) 8 (6,5) 42 (33,8) 61 (49,2) 13 (10,5)
How often are you delayed compared to your planned appointments?
 - Clinic owner 1 (0,5) 39 (18,1) 69 (31,9) 84 (38,9) 23 (10,6)
 - Associate 0 (0) 19 (15,3) 51 (41,1) 43 (34,7) 11 (8,9)
How often does it happen that you do not get all your tasks done?
 - Clinic owner 1 (0,5) 23 (10,6) 55 (25,5) 102 (47,2) 35 (16,2)
 - Associate 0 (0) 5 (4,0) 32 (25,8) 54 (43,6) 33 (26,6)
Have you influence over the amount of work?*
 - Clinic owner 118 (54,6) 73 (33,8) 21 (9,7) 3 (1,4) 1 (0,5)
 - Associate 36 (29,1) 61 (49,2) 19 (15,3) 7 (5,6) 1 (0,8)
How often do you look for work elsewhere?*
 - Clinic owner 3 (1,4) 9 (4,2) 13 (6,0) 27 (12,5) 164 (75,9)
 - Associate 2 (1,6) 7 (5,6) 15 (12,1) 37 (29,9) 63 (50,8)
Do you get information at work about important decisions, changes,and future plans in good time?*
 - Clinic owner 170 (78,7) 30 (13,9) 12 (5,5) 1 (0,5) 3 (1,4)
 - Associate 35 (28,2) 45 (36,3) 27 (21,8) 15 (12,1) 2 (1,6)
Do you feel motivated and committed to your work?*
 - Clinic owner 144 (66,6) 62 (28,7) 9 (4,2) 1 (0,5) 0 (0)
 - Associate 59 (47,6) 55 (44,3) 9 (7,3) 1 (0,8) 0 (0)
Do you feel that the workplace problems are also yours?*
 - Clinic owner 152 (70,4) 38 (17,6) 17 (7,8) 8 (3,7) 1 (0,5)
 - Associate 11 (8,9) 36 (29,1) 44 (35,5) 26 (20,9) 7 (5,6)
  1. 216 clinic owners, 124 associates. 12 people with other types of employee status are not included in this table
  2. *Statistically significant difference between clinic owners and associates with P < 0.05