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Table 4 Relationships between PEN and WEP and background variables

From: Work empowerment among cancer care professionals: a cross-sectional study

Variables PEN N p-value WEP N p-value
Age r = 0.109 414 0.026 ns1   
Work experience in health care r = 0.156 431 0.001 ns1   
Work experience in cancer care r = 0.171 429 < 0.001 ns1   
Sex mean2   0.0013 mean4   < 0.0013
 Male 4.22 70   4.23 69  
 Female 4.02 355   3.87 425  
Leadership position mean2   < 0.0013 mean4   < 0.0013
 Yes 4.32 67   4.30 66  
 No 4.01 354   3.86 355  
Education status mean2   < 0.0013 mean4   0.0023
 Nursing care 4.02 331   3.89 66  
 Doctor 4.28 66   4.12 331  
Belonging to interprofessional team mean2   < 0.0013 ns1   
 Yes 4.21 102     
 No 4.00 303     
Time passed since training of interprofessional co-operation ns1    mean4   0.0013
 Maximum 5 years     4.00 284  
 Over 5 years     3.59 46  
  1. 1 = not significant
  2. 2 = scale 1 = not at all confident, …, 5 = fully confident
  3. 3 = Mann Whitney U-test
  4. 4 = scale 1 = totally disagree, …, 5 = totally agree
  5. PEN Performance of an Empowered Personnel
  6. WEP Work Empowerment Promoting Factors