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Table 2 Association of demographic factors with job dissatisfaction, intent to stay and job-related burnout

From: Benchmarking nurse outcomes in Australian Magnet® hospitals: cross-sectional survey

VariableComparisonUnivariate modelsaMultivariate modelsa
OR (95% CI)P-valueOR (95% CI)P-value
Job dissatisfaction
 Ageper 10 year increase1.14 (1.00–1.29)0.051.16 (1.01–1.33)0.03
 GenderMale vs female1.03 (0.65–1.63)0.910.95 (0.59–1.55)0.85
 Nursing gradeGrade 7–8 vs 5–60.73 (0.46–1.16)0.190.68 (0.41–1.13)0.14
Intent to Leave
 Ageper 10 year increase0.76 (0.67–0.87)< 0.0010.79 (0.68–0.90)0.001
 GenderMale vs female1.14 (0.73–2.79)0.561.02 (0.63–1.64)0.94
 Nursing gradeGrade 7–8 vs 5–60.58 (0.37–0.91)0.020.66 (0.40–1.09)0.10
High emotional exhaustion
 Ageper 10 year increase0.75 (0.68–0.82)< 0.0010.77 (0.69–0.85)< 0.001
 GenderMale vs female1.66 (1.20–2.29)0.0021.67 (1.20–2.33)0.002
 Nursing gradeGrade 7–8 vs 5–60.66 (0.49–0.88)0.0050.83 (0.60–1.16)0.28
High depersonalisation
 Ageper 10 year increase0.64 (0.55–0.75)< 0.0010.68 (0.68–0.80)< 0.001
 GenderMale vs female2.14 (1.38–3.31)0.0012.07 (1.31–3.23)0.002
 Nursing gradeGrade 7–8 vs 5–60.42 (0.23–0.74)0.0030.56 (0.29–1.08)0.08
Low personal accomplishment
 Ageper 10 year increase0.98 (0.88–1.09)0.711.04 (0.94–1.16)0.45
 GenderMale vs female1.99 (1.40–2.81)< 0.0011.97 (1.36–2.78)< 0.001
 Nursing gradeGrade 7–8 vs 5–60.55 (0.38–0.79)0.0010.52 (0.35–0.78)0.001
  1. aIndividual models are separate logistic regression models for each outcome and each IV, adjusted for site; multivariate models include age, gender, nursing classification and site in a logistic regression for each outcome
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