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Table 4 Polish nurses spiritual care competence and correlation with age, job seniority and satisfaction with work

From: The level of spiritual care competence of Polish nurses and the psychometric properties of the spiritual care competence scale (SCCS)

Subscales of SCCS M SD A K Min Max Me Age Job seniority Satisfaction with workA
Attitude toward the patient’s spirituality 4.19 0.59 −0.90 2.13 1.00 5.00 4.25 0.120* 0.108* −0.114*
Assessment and implementation of
spiritual care
3.73 0.78 −0.55 0.39 1.00 5,00 3.83 0.149** 0.151** −0.246**
Referral, consultation and spiritual care 3.91 0.65 −0.70 0.98 1.40 5.00 4.00 0.166** 0.180** −0.210**
Communication, individual support and counselling 4.08 0.58 −0.74 0.99 2.00 5.00 4.00 0.116* 0.127* −0.254**
Professionalisation and improvement of the quality of spiritual care 3.54 0.80 −0.48 0.38 1.00 5,00 3.67 0.133* 0.138* −0.162**
Total score 104.39 15.22 −0.43 0.46 49.00 135.00 105.00 0.169** 0.174** −0.255**
  1. Legend: M mean value, SD standard deviation, K kurtosis, A asymmetry
  2. A 1 - definitely yes, 5 - definitely not
  3. * < 0.05; ** < 0.01