Table 2

Lifestyle and work conditions of participants and univariate analysis of the factors related to anxiety symptoms (N = 1437)
Variable Number of participants in different categories No. (%) Number of participants with anxiety symptoms No. (%) P value
Lifestyle
Alcohol consumption 0.083
 Yes 84(8.9) 42(50.0)
 No 857(91.9) 345(40.3)
Regular meals <0.001
 Yes 761(61.7) 290(38.1)
 No 472(38.3) 244(51.7)
Physical exercise <0.001
 No 798(58.5) 373(46.7)
 Once a week 400(29.3) 154(38.5)
 Twice or more a week 166(12.2) 52(31.3)
Working conditions
Hospital grade 0.045
 Grade one 1281(89.1) 568(44.3)
 Grade two 156(10.9) 56(35.9)
Job rank 0.005
 Head nurse 160 (11.1) 53(33.1)
 Basic nurse 1277(88.9) 571(44.7)
Night shift 0.302
 Yes 644(44.8) 270(41.9)
 No 793(55.2) 354(44.6)
Monthly salary (yuan RMB) 0.002
 <800 170(11.8) 54(31.8)
 800–1500 594(41.3) 284(47.8)
 1501–2000 532(37.0) 230(43.2)
 >2000 141(9.8) 56(39.7)
Nurse–patient relationship (irritation) <0.001
 Mild (never/rarely) 844(58.7) 307(36.4)
 Moderate (sometimes) 419(29.2) 200(47.7)
 Serious (frequently/always) 174(12.1) 117(67.2)
Job satisfaction <0.001
 Satisfied 552(39.1) 169(30.6)
 Usual 578(40.9) 269(46.5)
 Dissatisfied 283(20.0) 174(61.5)
Intention of leaving <0.001
 Yes (sometimes/often) 766(54.2) 389(50.8)
 No (never) 646(45.8) 218(33.7)

Gao et al.

Gao et al. BMC Psychiatry 2012 12:141   doi:10.1186/1471-244X-12-141

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