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Table 3 Percent of nurses who were satisfied with job conditions related to intrinsic motivation, by facility type, and association with overall job satisfaction

From: Understanding job satisfaction and motivation among nurses in public health facilities of Ethiopia: a cross-sectional study

Item % of nurses who were satisfied Association with overall job satisfaction (TCC)a
Hospitals
(n = 34)
Health centers (n = 390) All nurses
(n = 424)
Recognition
 I feel that the organization values my work 50.0 49.7 49.8 0.51*
 I received recognition for doing good work 50.0 58.2 57.6 0.56*
 I feel that the community values my work 91.2 93.6 93.4 0.32*
Opportunity for advancement
 I feel there are sufficient opportunities for promotion with my employer 20.6 29.0 28.3 0.44*
 I have been given the training that I need to succeed in my position 38.2 39.7 39.6 0.38*
 I have access to coaching and mentoring to improve my skills when needed 64.7 61.8 62.0 0.40*
Features of the work itself
 My work load is reasonable 61.8* 78.5* 77.1 0.48*
 I can take time to eat lunch almost every day 58.8 61.0 60.9 0.27*
 The job is a good match for my skills and experience 82.4 69.0 70.1 0.44*
 My job description is clear and up to date 68.7 71.3 71.0 0.39*
 I am not worried about losing my job 70.6 78.6 77.9 0.34*
 My annual performance appraisal is based on my work plan 64.7 75.1 74.3 0.49*
  1. *p < 0.05; a Tetrachoric correlation coefficient (TCC)