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Table 2 Correlations of staffing levels across major unit types

From: Variability of staffing and staff mix across acute care units in Alberta, Canada

Urban medical Urban surgical Rural
  RN LPN HCA AH RN LPN HCA AH RN LPN HCA AH
RN 1     1     1    
LPN −0.12 1    −0.13 1    0.24 1   
HCA −0.42* −0.24 1   0.08 −0.45* 1   0.14 0.42* 1  
AH 0.74* −0.19 −0.22 1 0.39* −0.25 0.18 1 0.41* 0.79* 0.11 1
  1. *Significant at p < .05