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Table 1 Univariate comparisons of dental professionals working in Trinidad & Tobago, inNew Zealand and in the UK

From: A comparison of career satisfaction amongst dental healthcare professionals across three health care systems: Comparison of data from the United Kingdom, New Zealand and Trinidad & Tobago

  New Zealand (n = 502) Trinidad & Tobago (n = 38) United Kingdom (n = 221)  
Age 1     
Mean (sd) 47.70a (8.80) 38.76b (6.09) 45.35c (7.69) F = 28.36
p < 0.001
Career Break     
Yes 412 (82%) 18 (47%) * 168 (76%) Chi2 = 26.9
No 89 (18%) 20 (53%) * 53 (24%) p < 0.001
Do you feel a valued member of staff?     
All the time or most of the time 208 (41%) * 24 (63%) 151 (68%) Chi2 = 48.65
Some of the time, seldom or never 299 (59%) * 14 (37%) 70 (32%) p < 0.001
Career Satisfaction 2     
Mean (SD) 7.13 (1.95)d 5.21 (2.35)e 7.34 (1.94)d Kruskall-Wallis Chi2 = 30.5
Median 8 5 8 p < 0.001
  1. 1 Means with different superscripts are significantly different (post-hoc Scheffe test)
  2. 2 Means with different superscripts are significantly different (post-hoc Mann Whitney U tests)
  3. * For Chi-square analysis, these cells have the largest corrected residuals suggesting that these cells make the largest contribution to the Chi-square value.