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Table 4 Predictors of mental health (SF36 Mental composite scale)

From: The mental health of nurses in acute teaching hospital settings: a cross-sectional survey

Characteristics Beta 95% confidence interval P value
General health 3.17 2.68 – 6.15 <0.001
Live alone versus with partner 7.35 9.6 – 5.4 <0.001
Total sum of symptoms -2.06 -4.0 – -0.3 0.001
Sleep problems, total -1.36 -2.91 – -.0.86 0.006
Disordered eating -2.00 -3.29 – -0.48 0.006
Informal carer role -5.59 -7.24 – -3.1 0.025
Night shifts -3.04 -2.53 – -5.54 0.04
  1. Model statistics r2 = .340, f = 8.784, p <0.001.