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Table 4 Coefficients of independent variables in regressions that showed statistically significant difference in δ 3 term

From: Impact of hospital mergers on staff job satisfaction: a quantitative study

  Category Independent variablesa Year −2 Year −1 Year 1
Work environment Autonomy improve 0.187c 0.199c 0.218c
  (0.007) (0.009) (0.008)
trusted 0.172c 0.151c 0.137c
  (0.007) (0.007) (0.007)
Perceived quality satis 0.035c 0.049c 0.042c
  (0.011) (0.010) (0.011)
recomd 0.115 0.113 0.111c
  (0.006) (0.007) (0.006)
incident 0.035 0.040 0.040c
  (0.009) (0.009) (0.008)
Team work discusseff −0.078c 0.006 0.008
  (0.009) (0.005) (0.006)
teamcomm −0.039b 0.036c 0.013
   (0.015) (0.007) (0.008)
Support from organization equal 0.169c 0.172c 0.176c
  (0.013) (0.015) (0.013)
qualapp 0.082c 0.089c 0.095c
  (0.007) (0.008) (0.007)
upprof 0.007 0.012b 0.006
  (0.006) (0.006) (0.006)
supsup 0.217c 0.225 0.242c
   (0.006) (0.006) (0.006)
commun 0.113c 0.112c 0.109c
  (0.009) (0.009) (0.008)
Drivers of job satisfaction Job clarity clearobj 0.062c 0.056c 0.057c
   (0.006) (0.006) (0.005)
  knowrep 0.057c 0.076c 0.048c
   (0.006) (0.007) (0.007)
tension wkpres −0.080c −0.078c −0.076c
   (0.006) (0.006) (0.006)
  exthrs 0.013 0.034c 0.030c
   (0.008) (0.008) (0.008)
  stress −0.085c −0.067b −0.078c
   (0.008) (0.008) (0.008)
  viopat −0.063c −0.054c −0.062c
   (0.012) (0.011) (0.011)
  harpat −0.034c −0.049c −0.027c
   (0.008) (0.008) (0.008)
  harcol −0.111c −0.114c −0.114c
   (0.010) (0.010) (0.008)
Dummy variables Mental health hospital mh 0.068c 0.079c 0.079c
  (0.014) (0.013) (0.012)
Occupation medden 0.022 0.032b 0.049c
  (0.016) (0.015) (0.011)
s&t - −0.043b −0.054b
  - (0.020) (0.021)
admingm 0.022 0.044c 0.034b
  (0.014) (0.016) (0.013)
   R-squared 0.664 0.672 0.679
  Observations 14,639 15,399 16,492
  1. Note: cluster robust standard errors in parentheses. Baseline: 3 years before merger was approved by the regulator. Only statistically significant variables are displayed in the table.
  2. aDefinitions for each independent variable are shown in Table 1 (also see Additional file 1).
  3. b P < 0.05.
  4. c P < 0.01.