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Table 4 Multiple linear regression of Work Stress Inventory of care home staffs on home and personal characteristics: coefficients and confidence intervals

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

  Work Stress Inventory (WSI)
Total Work events Caring for residents Workload & scheduling Relationship with supervisor
Type of home:      
Nursing 0.30 **(0.09,0.51) 0.51 **(0.15,0.85) 0.48 (-0.03,0.98) 0.49 *(0.08,0.91) -0.03 (-0.34,0.28)
Residential (reference group)      
Sector:      
Local Authority 0.18 (-0.05,0.42) 0.39 (-0.01,0.79) 0.27 (-0.31,0.85) 0.29 (-0.18,0.76) -0.05 (-0.41,0.3)
Voluntary 0.14 (-0.21,0.49) 0.96 **(0.37,1.55) -0.21 (-1.07,0.65) 0.12 -0.57,0.82) -0.23 (-0.75,0.29)
Private (ref)      
Number of beds -0.005 (-0.013,0.003) -0.010 (-0.023,0.004) -0.021 *(-0.040,0.001) -0.009 (-0.025,0.007) 0.006 (-0.006,0.018)
N residents with dementia. 0.002 (0.006,0.010) -0.001 (-0.023,0.004) 0.012 (-0.008,0.031) -0.005 (-0.021,0.011) 0.005 (-0.007,0.017)
Care home staff:
Male -0.040 (-0.29,0.21) 0.11 (-0.31,0.53) -0.27 (-0.89,0.34) 0.06 (-0.44,0.56) -0.12 (-0.49,0.25)
Age (yrs) -0.002 (-0.010,0.005) -0.00 (-0.01,0.01) -0.008 (-0.026,0.011) -0.002 (-0.017,0.013) -0.001 (-0.012,0.01)
Current job title:      
Nurse 0.05 (-0.23,0.34) -0.23 (-0.71,0.26) 0.17 (-0.54,0.88) 0.16 (-0.42,0.73) 0.12 (-0.31,0.55)
Senior carer -0.19 (-0.46,0.09) -0.22 (-0.69,0.25) -0.54 (-1.22,0.15) -0.14 (-0.69,0.42) -0.07 (-0.49,0.34)
Carer 0.04 (-0.29,0.37) 0.19 (-0.38,0.75) -0.39 (-1.21,0.44) 0.33 (-0.34,1) -0.11 (-0.61,0.39)
Manager (ref)      
Working hours/wk 0.010 (0.000,0.020) 0.002 (-0.015,0.019) 0.006 (-0.019,0.031) 0.007 (-0.014,0.027) 0.019 *(0.004,0.034)
Training in dementia -0.078 (-0.36,0.21) 0.002 (-0.48,0.48) 0.035 (-0.67,0.74) -0.131 (-0.704,0.44) -0.13 (-0.55,0.29)
Work with dementia (yrs) -0.003 (-0.014,0.009) -0.003 (-0.022,0.017) 0.003 (-0.026,0.032) -0.017 (-0.04,0.007) 0.006 (-0.012,0.010)
Basic education -0.44 **(-0.73, -0.13) -0.47 (-0.97,0.03) -0.46 (-1.19,0.28) -0.75 *(-1.35, -0.15) -0.17 (-0.62,0.27)
Supplementary education 0.19 (-0.44,0.06) -0.27 (-0.70,0.16) -0.08 (-0.70,0.55) 0.36 (-0.86,0.15) -0.05 (-0.42,0.33)
Higher Education (ref)      
  1. **P < 0.01; *P < 0.05
  2. Only characteristics that are significant in either Table 3 or 4 are presented