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Table 2 Staff characteristic descriptive statistics

From: Determinants of staff job satisfaction of caregivers in two nursing homes in Pennsylvania

  Wave 1 Wave 2 Wave 3 Wave 4 Wave 5 Unique Individuals
  (n = 124) (n = 106) (n = 115) (n = 113) (n = 115) n = 251
Age (mean; [sd]) 41.6 [10.7] 40.9 [11.2] 42.2 [11.3] 41.5 [10.9] 40.6 [11.9] 38.8 [11.8]
Gender (% Male) 8.1 5.7 8.7 7.1 7.0 10.4
Race (% African American) 39.5 41.5 44.4 44.3 47.0 47.0
Marital status (% Married) 38.7 41.5 44.4 43.4 40 37.1
Job category (% Nurse Aides) 59.7 64.2 60.0 59.3 61.7 61.4
Fulltime (%) 85.5 84.0 82.6 71.7 68.7 75.7
Tenure:       
   Less then 1 year 33.1 34.0 26.1 31.0 36.5 52.2
   1 to 5 years 29.8 37.7 43.5 42.5 37.4 24.3
   Over 5 years 37.1 28.3 30.4 26.6 26.1 23.5
Perceived High Quality 54.0 43.4 57.4 52.2 60.0 55.8