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Table 4 Mean scores (standard deviation) by socio-demographic factors for procedural 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)
OwnershipState2.84 (0.78)3.10 (0.37)2.86 (0.89)2.24 (0.70)
 Federal2.70 (0.94)3.34 (0.48)2.43 (0.96)2.53 (0.93)
 Sig.20.1620.006*0.002*0.222
GenderMale2.933.251.63 (0.74)2.47 (0.87
 Female2.633.222.63 (0.95)2.20 (0.79)
 Sig.20.002*0.8620.004*0.377
Age
 20–293.18 (0.46)3.37 (0.49)3.11 (032)2.50 (0.58)
 30–392.75 (0.96)3.28 (0.45)2.73 (1.04)2.13 (0.75)
 40–492.49 (0.82)3.10 (0.40)1.92 (0.63)2.73 (0.88)
 50 and above2.43 (0.99)3.20 (0.45)1.86 (0.77)3.50 (0.58)
 Sig30.000*0.1460.000*0.004*
Marital statusSingle3.01 (0.59)3.32 (0.48)3.05 (0.31)2.33 (0.77)
 Married2.66 (0.95)3.21 (0.45)2.47 (1.03)2.46 (0.90)
 Sig20.001*0.2390.000*0.612
Education≤Bachelors2.79 (0.88)3.30 (0.49)2.63 (0.94)2.42 (0.77)
 ≥Masters2.56 (0.90)3.04 (0.21)1.70 (0.95)2.42 (1.02)
 Sig20.0860.014*0.003*0.986
Tenure< 10 years2.86 (0.84)3.26 (0.47)2.76 (0.94)2.22 (0.73)
 > 10 years2.41 (0.94)3.00 (0.00)2.23 (0.91)3.00 (0.96)
 Sig20.002*0.1710.000*0.002*
  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