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Table 2 Simple regression predicting ‘job satisfaction’, ‘occupational commitment’ and ‘self-perceived ability to continue working’

From: Factors associated with the self-perceived ability of nursing staff to remain working until retirement: a questionnaire survey

  Job satisfaction Occupational commitment Self-perceived ability to continue working
  Coefficient Coefficient Coefficient
  Simple linear regression (99 % C.I.) Simple linear regression (99 % C.I.) Simple logistic regression (99 % C.I.)
  N = 695–718 N = 696–721 N = 700–728
Mediators
 Job satisfaction (range 1–5) - - 0.77 (0.35 – 1.21)**
 Occupational commitment (range 1–5) - - 0.25 (0.02 – 0.48)**
Job factors    
 Autonomy (range 1–4) 0.40 (0.32 – 0.48)** 0.34 (0.19 – 0.49)** 0.48 (0.11 – 0.85)**
 Work pressure (range 1–5) # −0.32 (−0.37 – -0.27)** −0.27 (−0.37 – -0.17)** −0.46 (−0.71 – -0.21)**
 Supportive leadership (range 1–5) 0.43 (0.39 – 0.48)** 0.25 (0.14 – 0.37)** 0.26 (−0.01 – 0.53)
 Instrumental leadership (range 1–5)# −0.12 (−0.20 – -0.05)** −0.14 (−0.28 – 0.00) −0.19 (−0.52 – 0.14)
Organisational factors
 Educational opportunities (no = ref.) 0.35 (0.25 – 0.44)** 0.10 (−0.08 – 0.28) 0.17 (−0.24 – 0.59)
 Communication (range 1–4) 0.39 (0.33 – 0.46)** 0.33 (0.20 – 0.46)** 0.39 (0.06 – 0.71)**
 Appreciation by senior management (range 1–4) 0.32 (0.26 – 0.37)** 0.31 (0.20 – 0.42)** 0.49 (0.21 – 0.77)**
Respondent characteristics
 Age −0.00 (−0.01 – 0.00) −0.00 (−0.01 – 0.01) 0.03 (0.01 – 0.05)**
 Gender (woman = ref.) −0.10(−0.24 – 0.05) −0.16 (−0.42 – 0.11) 0.48 (−0.17 – 1.13)
 Perceived health (range 1–5) 0.09 (0.01 – 0.17)** 0.15 (0.01 – 0.28)** 0.47 (0.14 – 0.80)**
 Working hours per week −0.01 (−0.01 – 0.00) −0.00 (−0.01 – 0.01) 0.02 (−0.01 – 0.04)
 Irregular shifts (no = ref.) −0.05 (−0.16 – 0.05) −0.08 (−0.27 – 0.11) −0.24 (−0.68 – 0.21)
 Managerial tasks (no = ref.) 0.09 (−0.05 – 0.24) 0.15 (−0.10 – 0.41) −0.01 (−0.61 – 0.58)
  1. -Variable is not included in the analysis
  2. #Scale is in opposite direction; negative relationships are expected
  3. **Statistically significant with p < 0.01