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Table 4 Results of the multilevel analyses for job satisfaction of nursing staff (N = 410) on the units (N = 35).

From: Communication, advice exchange and job satisfaction of nursing staff: a social network analyses of 35 long-term care units

Job satisfaction Empty model Model 1 Model 2 Model 3
  B (SE) B (SE) B (SE) B (SE)
Intercept 3.758 (0.026) 3.757 (0.027) 3.905 (0.068) 3.604 (0.174)
Characteristics of nursing staff         
Age    0.001 (0.002) 0.000 (0.002) 0.000 (0.002)
Gender    -0.068 (0.081) -0.063 (0.081) -0.063 (0.081)
Years on unit    -0.003 (0.003) -0.002 (0.003) -0.002 (0.003)
Permanent position    -0.057 (0.051) -0.062 (0.051) -0.061 (0.051)
Working fulltime    0.041 (0.039) 0.044 (0.039) 0.044 (0.039)
Number of nursing staff      -0.006** (0.003) -0.001 (0.004)
Communication networks        0.352* (0.188)
Variance components         
Units 0.015 (0.006) 0.016 (0.006) 0.013 (0.005) 0.012 (0.005)
Nursing staff 0.090 (0.007) 0.088 (0.006) 0.088 (0.006) 0.088 (0.006)
ICC units 14%   15%   13%   12%  
  1. ** significant association at p < 0.05, * significant association at p < 0.10.
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