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Table 1 Descriptive statistics

From: The paradox of falling job satisfaction with rising job stickiness in the German nursing workforce between 1990 and 2013

  1990–2002 2003–2013
Age (years) 35.7 (10.8) 41.9 (10.4)
Female (%) 82.3 79.1a
Years of education (years) 12.0 (1.6) 12.3 (1.5)
Part time (%) 23.0 35.4a
Stickiness (%) 91.2 92.9
Gross income (€) 1.837.4 (957.2) 2133.4a (872,2)
Job satisfaction 7.3 (2.0) 6.7a (2.2)
Number of observations 2 430 2 684
  1. Notes: the 1990 wave is used to predict turnover in 1991; standard deviations are in parentheses. Income adjusted by the Consumer price index with base 2010.
  2. aStatistically different from that of nurses on at least a 5% significance level