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Table 5 Regression model predicting job satisfaction for hospital and primary-care midwives

From: Are midwives in the Netherlands satisfied with their jobs? A systematic examination of satisfaction levels among hospital and primary-care midwives in the Netherlands

Model variablesHospital midwivesaPrimary-care midwivesb
Age−0.089− 0.017/0.0080.031− 0.006/0.009
Total years of experience in profession−0.259− 0.026/− 0.001−0.157− 0.019/0.002
Total years of experience in current job0.1460.003/0.0220.050−0.005/0.12
Working Hours per week0.1700.002/0.0270.016−0.002/0.003
Personnel & Organization0.042−0.227/0.3610.068−0.029/0.203
Work demands & tasks0.171--0.020/0.6270.1860.116/0.376
Social support at work0.185−0.028/0.8510.1990.168/0.451
Work relationships0.001−0.359/0.3640.034−0.094/0.208
Workplace agreements & referrals0.2200.077/0.543−0.004−0.130/0.119
Potential for development 0.112/0.5160.3150.278/0.511
Financial reward0.094−0.056/0.2160.063−0.023/0.123
Influence of work on private life−.0.143−0.485/0.120.910.005/0.236
R2 ModelR2 = 0.567 R2 = 0.412 
  1. Model multiple regression analysis: outcome = mean job satisfaction. Predictor(s) demographic characteristics = age / total years of experience in profession / total years in current job/hours per week worked plus work-related elements of job satisfaction = personnel & organization/ work demands and tasks/, social support at work/ working relationships/ workplace agreements & referrals/autonomy/potential for development/financial reward/influence of work on private life
  2. an = 103
  3. bn = 405