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Table 3 Mean scores1 (SD) by demographic and job-related variables for the REMUNERATION motivator

From: Motivation and job satisfaction among medical and nursing staff in a Cyprus public general hospital

Demographic variables Overall
(N = 286)
Doctors/
Dentists (N = 67)
Nurses
(N = 219)
Gender    
   Male 3.36 (0.99) 3.35 (1.09) 3.36 (0.90)
   Female 3.78 (1.01) 4.01 (0.90) 3.75 (1.02)
P-sig. 2 0.010 0.015 0.020
Sector    
   Medical 3.53 (1.15) 2.93 (1.01) 3.65 (1.14)
   Surgical 3.78 (0.94) 3.76 (1.05) 3.78 (0.92)
   A+E/Outpatients 3.65 (0.89) 3.92 (0.98) 3.54 (0.84)
   Laboratory 3.85 (0.89) 3.85 (0.89) -
P-sig. 3 0.365 0.014 0.420
Age group    
   <25 3.93 (1.09) - 3.93 (1.09)
   25-35 3.59 (1.01) 3.50 (1.67) 3.60 (0.97)
   36-45 3.61 (0.96) 3.38 (1.11) 3.72 (0.67)
   46-55 3.68 (1.02) 4.04 (0.79) 3.54 (1.07)
   >55 3.41 (1.07) 3.20 (1.06) 3.72 (1.06)
P-sig. 3 0.328 0.055 0.433
Years in public service    
   <5 3.68 (1.11) 3.48 (1.45) 3.73 (1.05)
   5-10 3.41 (1.15) 3.41 (1.15) 3.81 (0.96)
   11-20 3.64 (0.83) 3.72 (0.69) 3.61 (0.88)
   21-30 3.55 (1.02) 3.63 (1.09) 3.52 (1.01)
   >30 3.73 (1.22) 5.00 (-) 3.67 (1.22)
P-sig. 3 0.936 0.621 0.747
Management position    
   Yes 3.75 (0.99) 3.52 (1.04) 3.84 (0.97)
   No 3.61 (1.03) 3.61 (1.08) 3.62 (1.01)
P-sig. 2 0.333 0.777 0.178
  1. 1 Reported on a 1-5 scale with higher values corresponding to higher motivation
  2. 2 According to t-test
  3. 3 According to ANOVA