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Table 4 Correlational analyses—workplace violence, perceived respect and job satisfaction

From: The effects of workplace respect and violence on nurses’ job satisfaction in Ghana: a cross-sectional survey

   Physical violence Sexual harassment Verbal abuse Respect received Job satisfaction
Physical violence Pearson correlation 1 .03 .20** − .05 − .09*
Sig (two-tailed)   .46 .000 .26 .03
N 592 591 590 588 581
Sexual harassment Pearson correlation .03 1 .28** − .09* − .07
Sig (two-tailed) .461   .000 .03 .09
N 591 591 589 587 580
Verbal abuse Pearson correlation .202** .28** 1 − .19** − .22**
Sig (two-tailed) .000 .000   .000 .000
N 590 589 590 587 579
Perceived respect Pearson correlation − .046 − .09* − .19** 1 .38**
Sig (two-tailed) .264 .03 .000   .000
N 588 587 587 588 578
Job satisfaction Pearson correlation − .091* − .07 − .22** .38** 1
Sig (two-tailed) .03 .09 .000 .000  
N 581 580 579 578 581
  1. **Correlation is significant at the .01 level (two-tailed)
  2. *Correlation is significant at the .05 level (two-tailed)