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Table 1 Names, references, number of items, scale ranges, and mean and standard deviations of measures at baseline (time 0)

From: Preventing stress-related ill health among newly registered nurses by supporting engagement in proactive behaviors: development and feasibility testing of a behavior change intervention

  Variable Reference Items Scale M (SD)
  Primary outcomes
1 Stress Kjellberg and Iwanowski 1989 6 1–6 3.75 (0.87)
  Process variables
4 Role clarity Dallner et al. 2000 3 1–5 3.88 (0.60)
5 Social acceptance Aurell et al. 2015 2 1–5 4.09 (0.82)
6 Mastery of tasks Aurell et al. 2015 2 1–5 3.60 (0.74)
  Behavior variables
7 Proactivity Reeves, 2013 4 1–5 3.15 (0.67)
8 Avoidance of proactivity Developed for this study 2 1–5 1.96 (0.80)
  1. M mean, SD standard deviation, scale range Stress 1 = not at all to 6 = very much, scale range Role clarity, Social acceptance, Mastery of tasks/Proactivity, and Avoidance of proactivity 1 = never to 5 always (measured at time 1 [not included at time 0])