Table 1

Descriptive statistics factors of job satisfaction and of organizational attributes of practice assistants
Mean (SD) CI (95%)
Factors of job satisfaction1
Physical working condition 5.18 (1.32) 5.06 – 5.30
Freedom of working method 5.20 (1.35) 5.08 – 5.33
Colleagues and fellow workers 5.87 (1.28) 5.76 – 5.99
Recognition for work 5.07 (1.47) 4.94 – 5.21
Amount of responsibility 5.38 (1.33) 5.25 – 5.50
Income 3.89 (1.79) 3.73 – 4.06
Opportunity to use abilities 5.26 (1.26) 5.14 – 5.37
Hours of work 5.34 (1.49) 5.20 – 5.48
Amount of variety in job 5.49 (1.22) 5.38 – 5.60
Overall job satisfaction 5.74 (1.19) 5.63 – 5.85
Factors of organizational attributes2
Communication 3.92 (0.48) 3.86 – 3.98
Decision making 3.95 (0.64) 3.89 – 4.00
Stress 3.53 (0.73) 3.46 – 3.59
History of change 3.13 (0.79) 3.06 – 3.20
Overall score 3.70 (0.48) 3.66 – 3.75

SD Standard deviation, CI Confidence interval.

1range from 1 “extreme dissatisfaction” to 7 “extreme satisfaction”.

2range from 1 “fully disagree” to 5 “fully agree”.

Gavartina et al.

Gavartina et al. BMC Family Practice 2013 14:110   doi:10.1186/1471-2296-14-110

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