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Table 1 Descriptive statistics of the JAS-15 items and scales

From: RETRACTED ARTICLE: Psychometric properties of a short version of the Job Anxiety Scale

  M SD γ1 γ2 r it λ ω
Stimulus-related anxiety and avoidance behavior 1.064 1.152 .962 −.145    .784
Whenever possible, I avoid coming near to the site of my workplace. .940 1.368 1.221 .050 .671 .800  
After work, I hurry up more than others just to get away from that place. 1.143 1.389 .947 −.469 .638 .794  
I have once experienced a terrible event at the workplace which is still present in my mind and makes me feel frightened at work. 1.110 1.420 1.016 −.398 .505 .627  
Social anxiety and cognition of mobbing 1.072 1.084 .913 −.071    .745
At the workplace, I have got problems with one or more colleagues. .994 1.233 1.229 .470 .540 .568  
I have got problems with one or more superiors. 1.238 1.439 .883 −.640 .611 .688  
At my workplace I am in the mercy of persons´ arbitrary behaviors and unfairness. .985 1.278 1.192 .261 .628 .836  
Health- and body-related anxieties 1.619 1.324 .440 −1.084    .921
My work ruins my state of health. 1.572 1.408 .492 −1.065 .687 .924  
If I stay any longer at this workplace, this will cause harm to my health. 1.548 1.463 .527 −1.120 .843 .889  
The stress at my workplace is causing ill health. 1.737 1.413 .335 −1.181 .796 .860  
Cognition of insufficiency 1.690 1.226 .315 −1.054    .825
The conditions under which I work make me nervous. 1.654 1.405 .382 −1.148 .743 .884  
I have miserable feelings at my workplace which restrict my capacities for achievement. 1.828 1.406 .230 −1.266 .682 .735  
I suffer from the fact that I never know what comes up next at my workplace. 1.587 1.429 .451 −1.160 .667 .722  
Job-related worrying 1.653 1.225 .334 −.991    .854
I am always worrying about minor matters in my work and during all the working day. 1.734 1.365 .342 −1.110 .789 .910  
Colleagues or family have already told me that I should not always worry that much about work. 1.491 1.399 .538 −1.006 .547 .594  
I am suffering from the worries which I cannot put away or stop. 1.735 1.470 .308 −1.296 .771 .907  
JAS Total Score 1.420 1.031 .538 −.669    .953
  1. M = Mean; SD = Standard deviation; γ1 = skewness; γ2 = excess kurtosis; r it = corrected item-total correlation for the shortened scales; λ = standardized factor loading; ω = reliability coefficient