Table 4 Working as a nurse : SEM and logistic regression models

Model 1 Model 2
Nursing at: 18 months 3 years
OR (95% CI) OR (95% CI)
Structural Equation Model (n = 2136) (n = 1780)
6 months:
JS – Factor 1 0.70 (0.39 – 1.28)
JS – Factor 2 1.45 (0.88 – 2.39)
18 months:
JS – Factor 1   0.67 (0.39 – 1.17)
JS – Factor 2   1.45 (0.91 – 2.30)
At qualification:
LN at 6 months
LN at 18 months 2.49 (1.38 – 4.57)b
LN at 3 years   1.51 (0.94 – 2.41)
At 6 months:
LN at 18 months 4.01 (2.39 – 6.71)c
LN at 3 years   1.43 (0.88 – 2.33)
At 18 months
LN at 3 years   3.19 (2.06 – 4.94)c
Nursing at:
Qualification 1.17 (0.69 – 1.98) 0.71 (0.40 – 1.26)
6 months 7.62 (4.20 – 13.83)c 2.72 (1.35 – 5.50)b
18 months   4.18 (2.72 – 6.44)c
Logistic regression
JS 6 months/18 months (n = 1713) (n = 1235)
Factor 1 (X 2, p) 5df (1.795, .88) (3.869, .57)
Care 0.86 (0.67 – 1.11) 0.96 (0.73 – 1.27)
Staffing 1.03 (0.84 – 1.28) 0.84 (0.67 – 1.06)
W-L Balance 0.97 (0.76 – 1.24) 0.98 (0.76 – 1.27)
Resources 1.03 (0.85 – 1.25) 1.11 (0.90 – 1.38)
Pay 0.98 (0.83 – 1.16) 1.06 (0.89 – 1.27)
Factor 2 (X 2, p) 3df (9.498, .023)a (0.647, .89)
Development 1.50 (1.15 – 1.97)b 1.09 (0.82 – 1.44)
Relationships 0.75 (0.56 – 1.01) 0.98 (0.72 – 1.33)
Education 0.98 (0.83 – 1.16) 1.03 (0.85 – 1.24)
1. a < .05; b < .01; c < .001
2. JS = Job satisfaction; LN = Likelihood of nursing