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Table 3 Mean scores (standard deviation)1 by socio-demographic factors for distributive justice

From: Perceptions and predictors of organizational justice among healthcare professionals in academic hospitals in South-Eastern Nigeria

SDFOverall (N = 360)Doctors (n = 105)Nurses (n = 200)AHPs (n = 55)
Hospital ownershipState2.61 (0.82)3.34 (0.69)2.29 (0.70)2.33 (0.48)
 Federal2.71 (0.94)3.19 (0.83)2.53 (0.93)2.47 (0.83)
 Sig.20.3460.3270.0570.493
GenderMale2.89 (0.90)3.2 (0.78)1.50 (0.53)2.44 (0.73)
 Female2.52 (0.86)3.56 (0.53)2.48 (0.85)2.30 (0.68)
 Sig2.0.000*0.2180.001*0.567
Age
 20–293.36 (0.62)3.11 (0.64)3.61 (0.49)2.75 (0.50)
 30–392.50 (0.79)3.05 (0.79)2.30 (0.71)2.47 (0.76)
 40–492.61 (0.10)3.60 (0.77)1.97 (0.59)2.27 (0.59)
 50 and above2.26 (1.01)3.60 (0.89)1.79 (0.58)2.25 (0.96)
 Sig30.000*0.011*0.000*0.598
Marital statusSingle3.13 (0.78)3.15 (0.66)3.27 (0.90)2.78 (0.65)
 Married2.51 (0.88)3.30 (0.84)2.23 (0.71)2.24 (0.68)
 Sig20.000*0.3640.000*0.008*
Education≤Bachelors2.71 (0.92)3.39 (0.75)2.47 (0.87)2.42 (0.73)
 ≥Masters2.46 (0.73)2.74 (0.69)1.90 (0.57)2.42 (0.69)
 Sig20.0660.000*0.041*0.983
Tenure< 10 years2.82 (0.90)3.25 (0.80)2.63 (0.89)2.44 (0.74)
 > 10 years2.19 (0.70)3.17 (0.41)2.06 (0.65)2.36 (0.33)
 Sig20.000*0.7950.000*0.714
  1. 1 Reported on a 1–5 scale with higher values corresponding to higher perception of justice
  2. 2 According to t-test
  3. 3 According to ANOVA
  4. *Significant