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Table 5 Mean scores1 (SD) by demographic and job-related variables for the COWORKERS 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 3.52 (1.02) 3.65 (1.12) 3.40 (0.93)
   Female 3.62 (0.97) 3.70 (1.00) 3.61 (0.97)
P-sig. 2 0.401 0.836 0.181
Sector    
   Medical 3.55 (1.00) 3.47 (0.95) 3.56 (1.02)
   Surgical 3.63 (0.89) 3.78 (1.20) 3.59 (0.79)
   A+E/Outpatients 3.61 (1.08) 3.78 (1.08) 3.54 (1.08)
   Laboratory 3.57 (1.09) 3.57 (1.09) -
P-sig. 3 0.943 0.779 0.965
Age group    
   <25 3.56 (0.85) - 3.56 (0.85)
   25-35 3.59 (0.93) 3.55 (1.32) 3.59 (0.92)
   36-45 3.54 (1.06) 3.42 (1.21) 3.60 (0.99)
   46-55 3.55 (1.03) 3.92 (0.95) 3.40 (1.03)
   >55 3.87 (1.02) 3.63 (1.02) 4.23 (0.94)
P-sig. 3 0.649 0.488 0.125
Years in public service    
   <5 3.54 (0.92) 3.60 (1.23) 3.53 (0.84)
   5-10 3.77 (0.98) 3.65 (1.22) 3.83 (0.85)
   11-20 3.55 (1.03) 3.65 (0.99) 3.51 (1.08)
   21-30 3.48 (0.92) 3.70 (1.01) 3.41 (0.90)
   >30 3.77 (1.24) 5.00 (-) 3.72 (1.24)
P-sig. 3 0.469 0.814 0.344
Management position    
   Yes 3.66 (1.05) 3.62 (1.14) 3.68 (1.03)
   No 3.57 (0.97) 3.68 (1.06) 3.54 (0.94)
P-sig. 2 0.507 0.822 0.367
  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