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Table 3 Individual, Unit, and Facility Characteristics Associated with Care Aide Job Satisfaction

From: Individual and organizational predictors of health care aide job satisfaction in long term care

  Adjusted OR Unadjusted OR
OR (95 % CI) P-Value OR (95 % CI) P-Value
Fixed Effects
 Gender
  Female 1.00 (0.65–1.55) 0.980 0.83 (0.55–1.25) 0.374
 Age
  20–29 1.27 (0.25–6.54) 0.776 0.687 (0.15–3.09) 0.624
  30–39 1.65 (0.32–8.35) 0.548 0.96 (0.22–4.24) 0.958
  40–49 1.67 (0.33–8.42) 0.535 1.15 (0.26–5.06) 0.852
  50–59 1.75 (0.35–8.89) 0.498 1.10 (0.25–4.86) 0.896
   > 60 1.68 (0.32–8.84) 0.536 1.18 (0.26–5.41) 0.825
 Born in Canada
  No 0.91 (0.68–1.22) 0.547 1.94 (1.53–2.45) <0.001
 NH Size
  Medium (80–120 beds) 1.12 (0.75–1.68) 0.584 1.14 (0.76–1.70) 0.515
  Large (>120 beds) 0.82 (0.55–1.21) 0.319 1.22 (0.87–1.73) 0.252
 NH Owner
  Private for Profit 0.94 (0.66–1.34) 0.735 0.81 (0.57–1.18) 0.289
  Voluntary not for profit 0.90 (0.67–1.21) 0.493 0.90 (0.66–1.21) 0.485
 Unit Type
  Secure Dementia/Alzheimer’s 0.71 (0.54–0.95) 0.022 1.00 (0.75–1.34) 0.961
  Mental Health 0.41 (0.10–1.57) 0.195 0.45 (0.12–1.68) 0.233
  Combined LTC and Dementia 0.83 (0.48–1.44) 0.512 0.60 (0.34–1.04) 0.069
 ACT Concept
  Leadership 1.30 (1.04–1.64) 0.021 2.95 (2.43–3.58) <0.001
  Culture 2.86 (2.09–3.90) <0.001 6.30 (5.23–8.40) <0.001
  Evaluation 0.99 (0.80–1.24) 0.981 2.21 (1.84–2.66) <0.001
  Formal Interaction 0.94 (0.76–1.13) 0.513 1.25 (1.08–1.50) 0.003
  Informal Interaction 0.96 (0.87–1.04) 0.317 1.13 (1.05–1.22) 0.001
  Social Capital 1.50 (1.13–2.00) 0.005 3.92 (3.10–4.96) <0.001
  Structural and Electronic Resources 1.06 (0.99–1.16) 0.099 1.31 (1.22–1.39) <0.001
  Organizational Slack—Staff 1.23 (1.06–1.53) 0.002 1.80 (1.61–2.01) <0.001
  Organizational Slack—Space 1.14 (1.00–1.31) 0.050 1.65 (1.47–1.85) <0.001
  Organizational Slack—Time 1.27 (1.06–1.53) 0.010 2.15 (1.87–2.46) <0.001
 MBI Scales
  MBI-Exhaustion 0.85 (0.77–0.93) <0.001 0.68 (0.65–0.75) <0.001
  MBI-Cynicism 0.87 (0.80–0.96) 0.005 0.72 (0.67–0.77) <0.001
  MBI-Professional Efficacy 1.33 (1.16–1.53) <0.001 1.76 (1.55–2.00) <0.001
  Estimate SE 95 % CI Lower 95 % CI Lower
  Facility 0.0028 0.017 <0.001 677.49
  Unit <0.001 <0.001 - -
  1. Reference groups are: Gender (Male), NH Size (Small), Unit Type (General LTC), Born in Canada (Yes), NH Owner/Operator (Public)