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Table 2 Work and welfare of care home staffa

From: The nature, characteristics and associations of care home staff stress and wellbeing: a national survey

Variables Mean (SD) Mini-mum Maxi-mum Internal consistency
No. of Items Cronbach’s α
Health and wellbeing
 Total score (12–56) 47.1 (5.7) 28 55 12 0.84
 Physical Component Subscore (PCS-12) 44.1 (4.0) 25.6 56.5 6 0.75
 Mental Component Subscore (MCS-12) 46.2 (5.6) 29.9 57.0 6 0.82
Job satisfaction
 Total score (7–35) 27.0 (4.0) 15 35 5 0.87
Karasek Job Content
 Decision latitude subscore (9–36) 27.9 (3.6) 10 34 9 0.76
 Job demands subscore (5–20) 13.3 (1.9) 8 20 5 0.35
 Social support subscore (8–32) 24.2 (3.3) 12 32 8 0.82
Health status & employee productivity
 SPS-6 total score (6–30) 20.9 (5.8) 5 30 6 0.70
Experience of working with PLWD
 Total score (21–105) 85.1 (9.8) 58 105 21 0.89
 Feedback at work subscore (6–30) 25.7 (3.5) 14 30 6 0.80
 Care organisation subscore (3–15) 11.6 (2.2) 4 15 3 0.70
 Against own expectations (3–15) 11.4 (2.3) 5 15 3 0.61
 Contact with patient subscore (3–15) 13.2 (1.5) 7 15 3 0.65
 Against others’ expectations (3–15) 12.5 (1.6) 8 15 3 0.51
 Satisfaction with environment (3–15) 10.7 (2.0) 6 15 3 0.29
Approaches to Dementia
 Total score (19–95) 80.5 (8.5) 58 95 19 0.82
 Hope subscore (8–40) 30.7 (5.5) 14 40 8 0.79
 Person-centredness subscore (11–55) 50.1 (4.7) 30 55 11 0.77
Work Stress Inventory
 Total Score (1–5) 2.68 (0.42) 1.58 4.13 30 0.80
 Work events subscore (1–5) 1.98 (0.67) 1 4.71 7 0.76
 Caring for residents subscore (1–5) 3.10 (0.90) 1 5.00 4 0.74
 Workload & scheduling subscore (1–5) 2.09 (0.78) 1 4.50 8 0.84
 Relations with supervisor subscore (1–5) 3.41 (0.55) 1 5.00 11 0.72
  1. aThe denominator varies slightly across rows, as the number of missing values varies