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Table 3 Comparison of MLP responses to items in the Provider Survey

From: District health manager and mid-level provider perceptions of practice environments in acute obstetric settings in Tanzania: a mixed-method study

Items Kruskal-Wallis χ 2 P Cadre P
Mann-Whitney U (mean rank)
Enough staff to get the work done 12.968 0.01 Midwives (167.45) AMO (127.95) 0.001
My work schedule is fair 17.305 0.002 AMO (167.43) Nurses (132.00) 0.001
AMO (189.49) Midwives (148.81) 0.001
AMO (90.06) CO (73.40) 0.015
UAPb (205.51) Nurses (179.91) 0.016
UAP (225.69) Midwives (196.32) 0.009
I feel burned out from my work 32.573 0.000 Nurses (139.75) AMO (108.37) 0.004
Nurses (161.39) CO (116.52) 0.000
Nurses (190.32) UAP (160.26) 0.005
Midwives (156.61) AMO (119.55) 0.002
Midwives (178.53) CO (126.31) 0.000
Midwives (208.23) UAP (171.75) 0.001
Manager makes sure that all staff concerns are heard before job decisions are made 20.069 0.000 UAP (212.63) Nurses (175.26) 0.001
UAP (239.81) Midwives (191.34) 0.000
To make job decisions, my manager collects accurate and correct information 20.371 0.000 UAP (122.33) AMO (96.09) 0.004
UAP (214.86) Nurses (173.74) 0.000
UAP (237.08) Midwives (190.61) 0.000
Manager clarifies decisions and provides additional information when requested by staff 17.415 0.002 UAP (213.09) Nurses (175.87) 0.000
UAP (236.42) Midwives (192.66) 0.000
My manager offers adequate justification for decisions about my job 10.192 0.037 UAP (207.74) Nurses (177.13) 0.005
Overall, the rewards I receive are fair 16.657 0.002 UAP (206.42) Nurses (176.53) 0.005
UAP (232.50) Midwives (190.20) 0.000
I am satisfied with this supervision system 12.783 0.012 UAP (229.81) Midwives (190.77) 0.001
UAP (207.56) Nurses (179.16) 0.009
I think this is a fair supervision system 13.434 0.009 AMO (174.23) Midwives (149.32) 0.036
CO (185.93) Midwives (164.43) 0.057
UAP (228.05) Midwives (190.16) 0.001
UAP (205.89) Nurses (183.23) 0.037