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Table 5 Mean scores (standard deviation) by socio-demographic factors for interactional 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 OwnershipState3.18 (0.71)3.41 (0.55)3.122.90 (0.30)
 Federal3.09 (0.98)4.00 (0.00)2.822.38 (1.05)
 Sig20.3600.000*0.018*0.030*
GenderMale3.31 (0.89)3.78 (0.44)2.13 (0.35)2.51 (0.92)
 Female2.99 (0.87)3.67 (0.50)2.96 (0.88)2.90 (0.57)
 Sig20.001*0.4620.008*0.207
Age
 20–293.79 (0.59)3.81 (0.40)3.83 (0.68)3.25 (0.50)
 30–393.02 (0.85)3.84 (0.37)2.89 (0.78)2.34 (0.75)
 40–492.88 (0.88)3.70 (0.54)2.26 (0.45)2.80 (0.94)
 50 and above2.91 (1.08)3.40 (0.55)2.71 (1.14)3.00 (1.41)
 Sig30.000*0.1390.000*.084
Marital statusSingle3.53 (0.87)3.82 (0.39)3.73 (0.84)2.50 (0.86)
 Married2.98 (0.86)3.75 (0.47)2.72 (0.77)2.62 (0.89)
 Sig20.000*0.4080.000*.633
Education≤Bachelors3.09 (0.89)3.71 (0.48)2.95 (0.89)2.44 (0.88)
 ≥Masters3.31 (0.85)4.00 (0.00)2.60 (0.70)2.84 (0.83)
 Sig20.0860.005*0.2260.110
Tenure< 10 years3.24 (0.86)3.76 (0.45)3.10 (0.87)2.41 (0.77)
 > 10 years2.76 (0.89)4.00 (0.00)2.58 (0.81)3.07 (0.10)
 Sig20.000*0.1710.000*0.014*
  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