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Table 7 Bivariate analysis for gender, age and education as against support for strike and hospital leadership rating as dependent variable

From: Industrial action by healthcare workers in Nigeria in 2013–2015: an inquiry into causes, consequences and control—a cross-sectional descriptive study

  Gender Total
Male Female
Support for strike Yes 25 40 65
No 37 47 84
Total 62 87 149
X2 0.471, P value 0.493     
Hospital leadership rating Performing to standard 13 26 39
Not performing to standard 49 62 111
Total 62 88 150
X2 1.391, P value 0.238     
  Age  
<40 ≥40
Support for strike Yes 54 10 64
No 67 15 82
Total 121 25 146
X2 0.180, P-value 0.671     
Hospital leadership rating Performing to standard 29 9 38
Not performing to standard 93 16 109
Total 122 25 147
X2 1.619, P value 0.203     
  Education  
Graduate Non-graduate
Support for strike Yes 54 11 65
No 65 19 84
Total 119 30 149
X2 0.739, P value 0.390     
Hospital leadership rating Performing to standard 33 6 39
Not performing to standard 86 25 111
Total 119 31 150
X2 0.897, P value 0.344