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Table 4 Mean scores1 (SD) by demographic and job-related variables for the JOB ATTRIBUTES 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 3.23 (1.02) 3.38 (1.11) 3.10 (0.92)
   Female 3.44 (0.96) 3.86 (0.81) 3.38 (0.96)
P-sig. 2 0.108 0.065 0.086
Sector    
   Medical 3.32 (1.00) 3.29 (0.94) 3.32 (1.01)
   Surgical 3.46 (0.92) 3.67 (1.13) 3.40 (0.85)
   A+E/Outpatients 3.34 (1.05) 3.68 (1.15) 3.20 (0.99)
   Laboratory 3.55 (0.60) 3.55 (0.60) -
P-sig. 3 0.717 0.625 0.535
Age group    
   <25 3.32 (0.94) - 3.32 (0.94)
   25-35 3.23 (1.00) 3.10 (1.40) 3.24 (0.99)
   36-45 3.39 (1.06) 3.39 (1.31) 3.39 (0.93)
   46-55 3.42 (0.50) 3.88 (0.65) 3.23 (0.93)
   >55 3.62 (1.01) 3.38 (0.99) 4.00 (0.95)
P-sig. 3 0.458 0.249 0.157
Years in public service    
   <5 3.28 (0.98) 3.30 (1.17) 3.27 (0.94)
   5-10 3.43 (1.04) 3.48 (1.27) 3.40 (0.93)
   11-20 3.44 (0.90) 3.80 (0.58) 3.30 (0.97)
   21-30 3.33 (0.93) 3.46 (1.05) 3.30 (0.90)
   >30 3.46 (1.19) 5.00 (-) 3.40 (1.17)
P-sig. 3 0.089 0.383 0.963
Management position    
   Yes 3.62 (0.89) 3.78 (0.99) 3.55 (0.86)
   No 3.30 (0.99) 3.47 (1.05) 3.25 (0.98)
P-sig. 2 0.089 0.277 0.049
  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