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Table 7 Mean scores1 (SD) by demographic and job-related variables for JOB SATISFACTION

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 3.18 (1.07) 3.14 (1.12) 3.23 (1.05)
   Female 3.21 (0.98) 2.96 (1.08) 3.26 (0.97)
P-sig. 2 0.813 0.524 0.893
Sector    
   Medical 3.14 (1.02) 3.26 (1.14) 3.11 (1.00)
   Surgical 3.34 (0.98) 2.70 (1.08) 3.52 (0.88)
   A+E/Outpatients 3.12 (1.02) 3.09 (1.13) 3.12 (0.99)
   Laboratory 3.57 (0.78) 3.57 (0.78) -
P-sig. 3 0.307 0.236 0.015
Age group    
   <25 3.19 (0.95) - 3.19 (0.95)
   25-35 2.91 (1.04) 2.25 (0.95) 2.95 (1.04)
   36-45 3.03 (0.96) 2.66 (1.11) 3.21 (0.84)
   46-55 3.52 (0.95) 3.52 (1.04) 3.53 (0.92
   >55 3.42 (0.99) 3.11 (0.99) 3.90 (0.83)
P-sig. 3 0.001 0.023 0.002
Years in public service    
   <5 3.06 (1.06) 3.12 (1.20) 3.04 (1.03)
   5-10 2.96 (1.00) 2.88 (1.16) 3.00 (0.93)
   11-20 3.24 (0.95) 3.35 (0.98) 3.20 (0.94)
   21-30 3.31 (0.90) 2.84 (1.14) 3.44 (0.78)
   >30 3.88 (0.97) 3.00 (-) 3.91 (0.97)
P-sig. 3 0.002 0.684 0.010
Management position    
   Yes 3.40 (1.02) 3.16 (1.09) 3.48 (0.86)
   No 3.15 (1.02) 3.04 (1.11) 3.18 (1.00)
P-sig. 2 0.074 0.683 0.053
  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