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Table 2 PES characteristics, level of nurse retention and job satisfaction

From: Israeli nurse practice environment characteristics, retention, and job satisfaction

Variable n Mean Standard deviation
PES characteristics    
  Nurse participation in hospital affairs 583 2.61 0.57
  Staffing and resource adequacy 583 2.85 0.46
  Nursing foundations for quality of care 583 2.91 0.52
  Nurse manager ability, leadership, and support of nurses 583 3.00 0.58
  Collegial nurse-physician relations 583 2.73 0.43
  Total 583 2.47 0.57
Retention    
  Tenure in the current unit (years) 587 9.20 7.6
  Intention to leave (scale from 1-5) 590 1.79 1.11
Job satisfaction    
  Job satisfaction questionnaire (scale from 1-5) 599 3.87 0.59
  General job satisfaction (1 question, scale from 1-5) 610 3.81 0.84