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Table 3 Descriptive statistics and between-group analyses for key variables according to different workforce sub-groups

From: Relationships between burnout, turnover intention, job satisfaction, job demands and job resources for mental health personnel in an Australian mental health service

Workforce sub-group Disengagement Exhaustion Turnover Intention Job Satisfaction Demands Resources
  Mean (SD) Mean (SD) Mean (SD) Mean (SD) Mean (SD) Mean (SD)
All participants (n = 277) 2.24 (0.40) 2.38 (0.41) 1.46 (0.66) 6.94 (2.04) 3.38 (0.46) 3.69 (0.53)
Professional group
 Medical (n = 43) 2.10 (0.43) 2.24 (0.42) 1.23 (0.48) 7.32 (1.94) 3.39 (0.55) 3.73 (0.46)
 Nursing (n = 123) 2.28 (0.38) 2.35 (0.41) 1.48 (0.69) 6.96 (2.02) 3.38 (0.50) 3.68 (0.55)
 Occupational Therapy (n = 34) 2.17 (0.42) 2.41 (0.46) 1.57 (0.73) 7.21 (2.07) 3.31 (0.42) 3.82 (0.51)
 Psychology (n = 32) 2.20 (0.39) 2.42 (0.42) 1.26 (0.45) 6.97 (2.31) 3.42 (0.36) 3.81 (0.49)
 Social Work (n = 26) 2.30 (0.31) 2.47 (0.31) 1.46 (0.61) 6.64 (1.80) 3.47 (0.41) 3.61 (0.53)
 Between groups differences (ANOVA, F value) 0.06 0.14 0.07 0.70 0.78 0.37
Management role
 Manager (n = 29) 2.12 (0.37) 2.33 (0.39) 1.23 (0.51) 7.66 (1.70) 3.43 (0.46) 3.77 (0.46)
 Not manager (n = 248) 2.25 (0.40) 2.38 (0.42) 1.49 (0.68) 6.86 (2.06) 3.37 (0.47) 3.68 (0.54)
 Between groups differences (t-test, t-value) −1.63 −0.62 −2.50* 1.99* 0.62 0.85
Work setting
 Inpatient (n = 127) 2.24 (0.38) 2.34 (0.38) 1.44 (0.64) 7.18 (1.86) 3.35 (0.47) 3.71 (0.53)
 Community (n = 129) 2.25 (0.43) 2.44 (0.44) 1.49 (0.69) 6.71 (2.14) 3.42 (0.47) 3.67 (0.54)
 Between groups differences (t-test, t-value) −0.22 −1.87 − 0.55 1.86 − 1.22 0.53
  1. Note: * p < 0.05, ** p < .01, *** p < .001