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Table 4 Results of three models of linear regression to predict attitudes toward expanding nurses’ authority (three domains), by demographic and professional characteristics and Job Satisfaction Facets

From: Attitudes toward expanding nurses’ authority

Attitudes: 1. Areas of expanding 2. Quality improvement 3. Importance of expanding
  beta t sig beta t sig beta t sig
Demographic and professional characteristics          
Gender .07 1.83 NS .06 1.52 NS .08 2.07 *
Academic Accreditation (0-no 1-yes) .03 .67 NS -.03 -.80 NS .05 1.27 NS
Management Position (0-no 1- yes) .05 1.27 NS -.04 -.90 NS -.03 -.83 NS
Professional Seniority -.09 −2.05 * -.09 −2.24 * -.10 −2.47 *
Job Satisfaction .05 1.05 NS .01 .25 NS -.01 -.09 NS
Professional Autonomy .14 3.07 ** .16 3.56 ** .13 2.70 **
Work relations .14 3.22 ** .14 3.15 ** .18 4.20 **
Workload & Burnout .02 .46 NS -.01 -.29 NS -.03 -.68 NS
Quality of Care .01 .28 NS .09 2.00 * .05 1.04 NS
  1. *p-value < .05 **p-value < .01.