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Table 4 Multiple regression results with SF-12 scales as dependent variables and stress subscales as independent, adjusted for demographics and other sample characteristics

From: The impact of occupational stress on nurses’ caring behaviors and their health related quality of life

  Physical component summary score Mental component summary score
β (SE)a P β (SE)a P
Death and Dying Stressors 0.64 (0.70) 0.366 −2.45 (1.00) 0.015
Inadequate Emotional Preparation Stressors −0.32 (0.54) 0.560 −2.45 (0.76) 0.002
Discrimination Stressors −1.03 (0.49) 0.036 −0.75 (0.71) 0.294
Workload Stressors −0.86 (0.63) 0.171 −3.09 (0.88) 0.001
Uncertainty Concerning Treatment Stressors −0.33 (0.59) 0.577 −3.07 (0.82) <0.001
Conflict with Physician Stressors −0.28 (0.58) 0.625 −3.13 (0.80) <0.001
Problems with Peers Stressors −0.81 (0.60) 0.181 −3.27 (0.84) <0.001
Problems with Supervision Stressors −0.92 (0.60) 0.126 −3.38 (0.84) <0.001
Patient and Family Stressors 0.17 (0.60) 0.778 −3.37 (0.84) <0.001
Total stress score −0.70 (0.81) 0.391 −4.98 (1.12) <0.001
  1. aregression coefficient (standard error) adjusted for sex, age, family status, having children, educational level, working sector, working experience, shift and working position