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Table 2 Sociodemographic characteristics of graduate nursing faculty

From: Factors associated with job satisfaction among graduate nursing faculties in Nepal

CharacteristicsTotal
(N = 171)
Not-Satisfied
(n0 = 108)
Satisfied
(n1 = 63)
p-value1Effect Size2
 Count% or μ ± σ% or μ ± σ% or μ ± σ
Age category
 35 or younger9153.2%61.1%39.7%0.0110.230
 36 to 45 years5632.7%29.6%28.1%  
 46 and older2414.0%9.3%22.2%  
Sex
 Female16697.1%99.1%93.7%0.0560.155
 Male52.9%0.9%6.4%  
Current Position
 Lecturer or lower11466.7%74.1%54.0%0.0270.206
 Assistant Professor2514.6%11.1%20.6%  
 Associate Professor +3218.7%14.8%25.4%  
Highest Degree
 Masters in Nursing9555.6%56.5%54.0%0.7810.054
 MSc in Nursing7040.9%40.7%41.3%  
 PhD in Nursing63.5%2.8%4.8%  
Specialty in Nursing
 Child Health3017.5%16.7%19.1%0.7850.101
 Community Health127.0%7.4%6.4%  
 Adult Health6538.0%40.7%33.3%  
 Mental Health1810.5%11.1%9.5%  
 Maternal Health4626.9%24.1%31.8%  
Primary Responsibility
 BSN Level14685.4%90.7%76.2%0.0090.199
 MSN Level2514.6%9.3%23.8%  
Tenure status
 Temporary7141.5%51.9%23.8%0.0000.275
 Permanent10058.5%48.1%76.2%  
Teaching Experience (Years)
 After Master’s degree 5.5 ± 4.84.7 ± 3.96.8 ± 5.70.0140.209
 At current institution 4.9 ± 4.63.7 ± 3.07.1 ± 6.0<.00010.362
 At current position 3.2 ± 3.12.7 ± 2.03.9 ± 4.40.0540.176
3Salary and Benefits (‘00,000)
 Monthly Gross Salary (NRs) 5.5 ± 1.55.2 ± 1.16.1 ± 2.00.0010.307
 Monthly Basic Salary (NRs) 3.6 ± 1.53.3 ± 1.04.3 ± 1.90.0000.327
Age (in years) 36.8 ± 7.035.7 ± 6.238.8 ± 7.80.0080.217
  1. Notes
  2. 1pvalue: p-values are based on chi-square test statistics for categorical variables and t-test statistics for continuous variables between satisfied and not-satisfied
  3. 2Effect size: the magnitude and direction of relationship with outcome are based on Cramer’s V statistics for categorical variables and point biserial correlation (Pearson) for continuous variables
  4. 3Salary levels: basic salary is the fixed monthly salary whereas gross salary includes provident fund, grades, special allowances
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