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Table 3 Associations between (continuous) indicators of quality of working life and compassion fatigue, burnout, and compassion satisfactiona

From: How are compassion fatigue, burnout, and compassion satisfaction affected by quality of working life? Findings from a survey of mental health staff in Italy

  Compassion fatigue (N = 400) Burnout (N = 400) Compassion satisfaction (N = 400)
  Coefficient p-value Coefficient p-value Coefficient p-value
Ergonomic problems 0.23 <0.001 0.27 <0.001 −0.12 0.012
Job complexity 0.13 0.009 0.02 0.650 0.08 0.107
Trust −0.08 0.126 −0.30 <0.001 0.20 <0.001
Autonomy −0.04 0.449 −0.20 <0.001 0.20 <0.001
Participation 0.07 0.156 −0.10 0.037 0.15 0.003
Perceived quality of meetings −0.13 0.013 −0.31 <0.001 0.29 <0.001
Organizational commitment −0.02 0.749 −0.24 <0.001 0.28 <0.001
Impact of work on life 0.24 <0.001 0.19 <0.001 −0.10 0.052
Impact of life on work 0.18 <0.001 0.09 0.067 −0.02 0.711
  1. aSpearman’s rank correlations; significance assessed by t-test. Bold indicates effect size with statistical significance