Consequences of schedule flexibility and work hours mismatches on work stress

Variables Coefficient estimates with work stress
Can set own schedule -0.1417 -0.2845*
Can set own schedule with limitations 0.2099* 0.1266
Weekly hours 0.0137** 0.0132** 0.0129** 0.0117** 0.0121** 0.0140**
Ability to take time off from work -0.1599** -0.1683**
Overemployed 0.3728 0.2827
Underemployed 0.0006 -0.0434
Wants to spend more time at paid work 0.0056
Wants to spend less time at paid work 0.2368*
Observations 644 643 644 640 641 642
R-squared 0.031 0.054 0.035 0.04 0.071 0.046

Note: Asterisks denote tested significant at **p<0.01, *p<0.05, +p<0.1. The coefficient estimates are for the response to the question, “How often do you find your work stressful?” Demographic control variables are included but not reported.

Source: ISSP Work Orientations III data

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