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Table 6 Mean scores1 (SD) by demographic and job-related variables for the ACHIEVEMENTS 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 4.13 (0.83) 4.19 (0.94) 4.08 (0.73)
   Female 4.20 (0.85) 4.38 (0.67) 4.18 (0.87)
P-sig. 2 0.517 0.376 0.489
Sector    
   Medical 4.84 (0.81) 4.26 (0.52) 4.11 (0.85)
   Surgical 4.32 (0.85) 4.38 (1.03) 4.30 (0.80)
   A+E/Outpatients 4.08 (0.90) 4.15 (0.95) 4.04 (0.88)
   Laboratory 4.23 (0.87) 4.23 (0.87) -
P-sig. 3 0.288 0.876 0.207
Age group    
   <25 4.31 (0.85) - 4.31 (0.85)
   25-35 4.13 (0.86) 4.00 (0.98) 4.14 (0.96)
   36-45 4.15 (0.81) 4.26 (0.87) 4.09 (0.79)
   46-55 4.11 (0.87) 4.29 (0.80) 4.04 (0.90)
   >55 4.42 (0.79) 4.27 (0.95) 4.66 (0.33)
P-sig. 3 0.408 0.941 0.166
Years in public service    
   <5 4.22 (0.81) 4.16 (0.76) 4.23 (0.83)
   5-10 4.37 (0.75) 4.43 (0.88) 4.34 (0.68)
   11-20 4.02 (0.89) 4.20 (0.81) 3.96 (0.92)
   21-30 4.08 (0.86) 4.20 (1.05) 4.05 (0.81)
   >30 4.36 (0.96) 5.00 (-) 4.33 (0.97)
P-sig. 3 0.147 0.790 0.162
Management position    
   Yes 4.24 (0.90) 4.12 (1.10) 4.29 (0.83)
   No 4.16 (0.83) 4.31 (0.75) 4.12 (0.85)
P-sig. 2 0.487 0.442 0.221
  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