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Table 4 Criterion validity - dimensions and hypotheses

From: Developing a tool to measure satisfaction among health professionals in sub-Saharan Africa

   n % very satisfieda P2)
F1 Continuing education     
1. Management position yes 357 23.8 0.01
  no 580 17.2  
2. Tenure track position yes 722 22.2 0.00
  no 215 11.7  
F2 Tasks     
1. Facility level national 435 11.5 0.00
  regional 285 16.1  
  district 217 22.6  
2. Management position yes 357 13.4 0.07
  no 580 9.7  
F3 Salary and benefits     
1. Facility level national 435 11.5 0.00
  regional 285 16.1  
  district 217 22.6  
2. Dependents low 407 12.5 0.00
  high 526 18.3  
F4 Workload     
1. Deliveries per midwife low 175 20.0 0.03
  high 762 13.1  
2. Married yes 777 20.4 0.02
  no 160 11.3  
F5 Management Style     
1. Management position yes 357 22.7 0.00
  no 580 13.8  
2. Facility level national 435 15.4 0.00
  regional 285 14.0  
  district 215 24.9  
F6 Stability     
1. Tenure track position yes 694 19.5 0.00
  no 242 6.2  
2. Facility level national 435 15.4 0.02
  regional 285 12.6  
  district 215 24.9  
F7 Work environment     
1. Equipment for deliveries good 128 40.6 0.00
  poor 809 24.7  
2. Equipment for postpartum care good 222 40.0 0.02
  poor 640 25.8  
  district 215 21.7  
F8 Moral satisfaction     
1. Sex male 289 23.9 0.00
  female 648 34.6  
2. Tenure track position yes 694 20.5 0.00
  no 242 11.4  
  1. ahighest quintile scores.