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Table 1 Dimensions of the demand-control model. Health workers, Bahia, Brazil, 2012

From: Occupational stress and job dissatisfaction with health work

Dimensions of the DCM Number Percentage
Control over work (n = 2936)
 Low 1437 48.9
 High 1499 51.1
Psychological demand (n = 3025)
 Low 1713 56.6
 High 1312 43.4
Social support (n = 2864)
 Low 2043 71.3
 High 821 28.7
Demand-control model (n = 2890)
 Low strain requirement 846 29.3
 Passive work 784 27.1
 Active work 629 21.9
 High strain 631 21.7