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Table 1 Operationalization of variables

From: The impact of sexual harassment on job satisfaction, turnover intentions, and absenteeism: findings from Pakistan compared to the United States

Variable name Variable description
Sexual harassment Sexual Experiences Questionnaire (SEQ)
Turnover intentions Have you been trying to change your main occupation for the past 12 months?
Overall absenteeism Sum of Absenteeism Illness and Absenteeism Stress
Absenteeism_Illness In the past two years, have you taken off from work for more than a week due to work-related illness?
Absenteeism_Stress In the past two years, have you taken off from work for more than a week due to work-related stress?
Job satisfaction In general, how would you classify your degree of satisfaction with your present job? (From 1 = Very Satisfied to 5 = Very Dissatisfied).
  Wage level________
  Non-wage Benefits________
  Nature of work________
  Opportunity for improving skills________
  Opportunity for promotion________
  Work environment________
Age What is your age?______
Education What is your highest degree of schooling? (1 = none, 2 = elementary incomplete, 3 = elementary completed, 4 = high school incomplete, 5 = high school completed, 6 = college incomplete, 7 = college completed, 8 = Master or Doctoral degree completed.
Marital status What is your marital status? 1 = single, 2 = Married, 3 = separated, 4 = divorced, 5 = widowed
  1. Note. The six job satisfaction items were pooled to measure job satisfaction.