# Table 3 Intentions to work as a nurse in the future : SEM and logistic regression models

Model 1 Model 2 Model 3
Surveyed at: 6 months 6 months 18 months
Likelihood of nursing at: 18 months 3 years 3 years
OR (95% CI) OR (95% CI) OR (95% CI)
Structural Equation Model (n = 2238) (n = 2239) (n = 1860)
6 months:
JS – Factor 1 1.11 (0.59 – 2.12) 1.58 (0.99 – 2.53)
JS – Factor 2 1.20 (0.70 – 2.05) 0.96 (0.65 – 1.44)
18 months:
JS – Factor 1    0.89 (0.52 – 1.54)
JS – Factor 2    1.54 (0.97 – 2.44)
At qualification:
LN at 18 months 7.85 (4.90 – 12.60)c
LN at 3 years   4.44 (3.22 – 6.11)c 2.99 (2.02 – 4.41)c
At 6 months:
LN at 3 years    5.11 (3.53 – 7.41)c
Nursing at:
6 months 3.88 (2.20 – 6.87)c 2.88 (1.72 – 4.81)c
18 months    4.71 (3.12 – 7.10)c
Logistic regression (n = 2045) (n = 2045) (n = 1553)
JS 6 months/18 months
Factor 1 (X 2, p) 5df (10.624, .059) (15.102, .010)a (2.650, .75)
Care 0.94 (0.72 – 1.23) 1.00 (0.82 – 1.21) 0.86 (0.65 – 1.14)
Staffing 0.79 (0.62 – 1.00)a 0.92 (0.78 – 1.09) 1.06 (0.84 – 1.33)
W-L Balance 1.20 (0.92 – 1.55) 1.18 (0.97 – 1.42) 1.15 (0.89 – 1.49)
Resources 1.31 (0.91 – 1.40) 1.13 (0.97 – 1.32) 0.96 (0.77 – 1.19)
Pay 1.21 (1.01 – 1.45)a 1.18 (1.03 – 1.35)a 1.01 (0.84 – 1.21)
Factor 2 (X 2, p) 3df (4.343, .23) (0.671, .88) (7.010, .072)
Development 1.16 (0.87 – 1.55) 1.00 (0.81 – 1.24) 1.22 (0.92 – 1.64)
Relationships 1.18 (0.87 – 1.60) 1.09 (0.87 – 1.37) 1.00 (0.74 – 1.37)
Education 0.86 (0.72 – 1.04) 1.00 (0.87 – 1.14) 1.15 (0.96 – 1.39)
1. a < .05; b < .01; c < .001
2. JS = Job satisfaction; LN = Likelihood of nursing