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Table 3 Multivariate regression models (n = 196)

From: The association between nurses’ burnout and objective care quality indicators: a cross-sectional survey in long-term care wards

  Pneumonia rates Pressure ulcer rates Urinary catheter rates Tube feeding rates
B [95% CI]; p-value B [95% CI]; p-value B [95% CI]; p-value B [95% CI]; p-value
Constant .016 [.013–.018]; ≤ .001 .026 [.023–.030]; ≤ .001 .076 [.070–.082]; ≤ .001 .133 [.124–.141]; ≤ .001
Emotional exhaustion .002 [.000–.003]; .036 .002 [.000–.004]; .032 .001 [−.002–.005]; .528 −.004 [−.009–.001]; .088
Reduced personal accomplishment −.002 [−.004–.000]; .072 −.002 [−.004–.001]; .226 .005 [.000–.010]; .054 .008 [.001–.015]; .018
Ward size −.001 [−.001–.000]; .019 .001 [.000–.001]; .597 −.001 [−.001–.001]; .598 .001 [−.001–.001]; .575
Number of overtime hours per day −.001 [−.002–.002]; .820 −.001 [−.003–.002]; .601 .002 [−.003–.007]; .536 −.003 [−.010–.004]; .433
Rate of full-time nurses in the ward .008 [−.016–.032]; .519 .006 [−.024–.036]; .691 .009 [−.047–.066]; .744 .029 [−.047–.105]; .455
Proportion of patients with ADL level 3 −.001 [−.011–.010]; .926 .012 [−.002–.025]; .087 .072 [.047–.098]; ≤ .001 .123 [.089–.157]; ≤ .001
Manager’s years of nursing experience −.001 [−.001–.000]; .546 .001 [.000–.001]; .886 −.001 [−.001–.000]; .398 −.001 [−.002–.000]; .078
Average staff nurses’ experience in the ward −.001 [−.001–.000]; .200 .001 [−.001–.001]; .925 −.001 [−.001–.001]; .916 −.001 [−.003–.001]; .349
F-test (p-value) 2.291 (p = .023) 1.131 (p = .345) 5.014 (p ≤ .001) 8.477 (p ≤ .001)
R2 (Adjusted R2) .096 (.054) .050 (.006) .189 (.151) .283 (.249)
  1. ADL Activity of daily living
  2. All dependent variables (y) are log-transformed (Log10[y + 1]), and all independent variables (x) are mean centered (x-mean)