Table 3

Mean SAQ-Labor scores by social and demographic characteristics

Variable

Team Work

Safety Climate

Job satisfaction

Perception of Management

Working Conditions

Stress Recognition


Unit Choice

Yes (my own choice)

50.09 ± 20.82

57.31 ± 19.69

66.90 ± 23.09

51.80 ± 20.44

56.25 ± 21.41

61.06 ± 23.00

No

52.58 ± 18.56

55.78 ± 15.25

63.33 ± 20.93

53.57 ± 16.60

56.55 ± 16.70

56.25 ± 17.11

p = 0.242

p = 0.701

p = 0.498

p = 0.677

p = 0.945

p = 0.289

Age group

< 35 years old

55.65 ± 17.72

50.63 ± 15.29

61.56 ± 21.01

50.83 ± 16.07

50.28 ± 18.22

58.28 ± 18.31

> 35 years old

62.50 ± 20.93

61.47 ± 17.95

71.44 ± 20.65

55.17 ± 20.13

60.34 ± 20.10

53.37 ± 17.31

p = 0.84

p = 0.02

p = 0.22

p = 0.40

p = 0.24

p = 0.11

Perceived quality

< median (0-8)

57.96 ± 19.706

52.43 ± 18.52

64.23 ± 22.43

50.32 ± 18.70

53.04 ± 20.34

49.36 ± 18.75

> median (9-10)

57.92 ± 24.96

64.64 ± 18.50

71.33 ± 22.74

56.88 ± 21.67

60.21 ± 21.55

53.96 ± 18.74

p = 0.99

p = 0.003

p = 0.151

p = 0.151

p = 0.122

p = 0.259

Profession selection

No

56.94 ± 21.26

55.27 ± 16.07

63.33 ± 20.93

53.57 ± 16.60

52.98 ± 18.60

52.08 ± 19.39

Own decision

58.19 ± 21.26

55.95 ± 19.69

66.90 ± 23.09

51.80 ± 20.44

55.53 ± 21.40

50.29 ± 18.72

p = 0.811

p = 0.869

p = 0.498

p = 0.677

p = 0.587

p = 0.704

Job exhaustion

No

60.28 ± 27.85

58.10 ± 27.24

66.00 ± 31.40

56.67 ± 29.26

57.08 ± 32.55

54.58 ± 27.49

Yes

57.38 ± 20.08

55.32 ± 17.50

66.30 ± 21.22

51.36 ± 17.89

54.48 ± 18.49

49.73 ± 16.98

p = 0.704

p = 0.707

p = 0.972

p = 0.505

p = 0.767

p = 0.517

Job induced stress

No

56.52 ± 22.82

55.15 ± 22.21

66.18 ± 27.49

51.47 ± 23.48

56.62 ± 22.87

54.23 ± 19.74

Yes

57.75 ± 20.0 9

55.41 ± 16.91

65.83 ± 20.10

51.91 ± 17.60

53.47 ± 19.50

48.78 ± 18.15

p = 0.805

p = 0.952

p = 0.948

p = 0.923

p = 0.492

p = 0.179

Hospital Grading ordinal scale in comparison with other hospitals work

< median (0-7)

55.03 ± 21.878

52.28 ± 19.88

62.24 ± 23.07

51.94 ± 19.52

51.40 ± 22.55

49.57 ± 19.86

> median (8-10)

61.33 ± 20.01

59.93 ± 17.01

70.80 ± 21.43

52.38 ± 20.08

59.25 ± 17.95

51.88 ± 17.55

p = 0.121

p = 0.034

p = 0.48

p = 0.910

p = 0.047

p = 0.523

Patients safety at your Maternity Ward

< median (0-8)

54.75 ± 20.66

52.29 ± 18.92

59.92 ± 21.72

49.71 ± 19.62

49.90 ± 20.93

49.61 ± 18.53

> median (9-10)

62.59 ± 21.27

60.96 ± 18.05

75.34 ± 20.97

55.68 ± 19.47

62.50 ± 18.48

52.13 ± 19.24

p = 0.060

p = 0.018

p < 0.001

p = 0.122

p < 0.001

p = 0.499


T-test analysis

Raftopoulos et al. BMC Health Services Research 2011 11:238   doi:10.1186/1472-6963-11-238

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