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Table 3 Relationship between respondents’ characteristics and factor score of work type

From: A self-reported measurement scale on a potential component of competency in the healthcare staff engaged in the prevention and control of non-communicable disease in Fiji

 Work management (Factor 1, 16 points)Monitoring & evaluation (Factor 2, 16 points)Community partnership (Factor 3, 16 points)Community diagnosis (Factor 4, 16 points)
meanSDpmeanSDpmeanSDpmeanSDp
Sex
 Male12.62.90.6211.32.90.6611.93.40.4811.02.50.75
 Female12.32.9 11.22.9 11.62.7 10.92.7 
Age (year)
 ≤ 3412.62.70.3711.32.70.8811.32.60.2111.22.40.24
 35–4412.03.1 11.23.1 11.92.8 10.53.0 
 ≥ 4512.22.4 10.83.3 12.52.9 11.32.4 
Marital status
 Married12.52.70.1611.42.90.1711.92.60.2211.12.60.25
 Not married11.73.3 10.52.7 11.03.0 10.42.7 
Academic qualification
 Certificate college14.32.10.1311.04.80.0713.53.30.0713.02.90.007
 Diploma12.42.8 11.42.8 11.72.5 11.02.6 
 Bachelor’s degree11.23.4 9.73.0 10.83.7 9.32.7 
 Others12.82.8 12.82.2 13.42.4 12.42.4 
Ethnic background
 iTaukei12.22.80.2511.62.90.00512.12.60.1311.02.70.08
 Fijian of Indian descent12.82.8 10.82.7 11.02.8 11.12.5 
 Fijian of other descent11.82.8 7.61.1 11.02.9 8.22.4 
Religion
 Christian12.32.70.2711.52.90.1112.12.50.0611.02.70.93
 Hindu12.43.0 10.52.6 10.82.9 10.82.6 
 Others14.02.9 9.83.1 10.23.4 11.22.8 
Working place
 Health center12.62.50.1611.42.80.7111.72.60.3611.32.50.02
 Hospital12.13.5 10.83.1 11.43.3 10.12.8 
 Nursing station10.43.2 10.82.7 10.62.4 9.71.8 
 Others12.33.3 11.23.5 12.73.0 10.53.2 
Health professional qualification
 Nurse practitioner12.12.70.2212.72.70.4813.42.20.3111.72.10.51
 Registered nurse12.22.9 11.22.9 11.62.7 11.02.6 
 Dietitian14.22.0 10.53.0 11.23.2 10.63.8 
 Others12.23.3 11.43.1 12.13.5 9.82.3 
Duration of working experience under the MOHMS
 1–62 months (1 month−5 year 2 months)12.52.90.8611.12.60.8611.32.60.0411.02.40.85
 63–128 months (5 year 2 months−10 year 7 months)12.13.0 11.23.0 10.82.7 10.82.6 
 129–179 months (10 year 8 months− 15 years)12.52.9 11.13.0 12.02.7 11.13.0 
  ≥ 180 months (≥15 years)12.22.8 11.53.0 12.52.7 10.72.7 
  1. P data were analyzed using analysis of variance (ANOVA)