Table 4

Culture dimensions according to tenure in years for the nursing population (N= 126)
Culture dimension Mean S. D. p-value
Supportiveness 0.049
1-5 years 1.58* 0.70
6-15 1.30* 0.36
≥ 16 1.53 0.56
Innovation 0.464
1-5 years 1.69 0.63
6-15 1.52 0.43
≥ 16 1.64 0.65
Competitiveness 0.016
1-5 years 2.05* 0.69
6-15 1.52* 0.37
≥ 16 1.68 0.58
Performance orientation 0.036
1-5 years 1.66* 0.56
6-15 1.30* 0.39
≥ 16 1.34 0.44
Stability
1-5 years 1.72* 0.78 0.026
6-15 1.27* 0.40
≥ 16 1.52 0.63
Emphasis on rewards 0.009
1-5 years 1.84* 0.85
6-15 1.23* 0.36
≥ 16 1.46 0.59
Social responsibility
1-5 years 1.71 0.51 0.386
6-15 1.45 0.44
≥ 16 1.47 0.47

*Post hoc analysis revealed statistical significance between those groups.

p- value: statistical significant difference <0.05.

Zachariadou et al.

Zachariadou et al. BMC Health Services Research 2013 13:112   doi:10.1186/1472-6963-13-112

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