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Table 5 Spearman rank-order correlations between missed nursing care and satisfaction

From: Missed nursing care, non-nursing tasks, staffing adequacy, and job satisfaction among nurses in a teaching hospital in Egypt

Satisfaction dimension Total (n = 553)
Mean (SD)a
Overall MNC
Work schedule flexibility 2.49 ± 0.90 −0.136**
Opportunity for advancement 2.47 ± 0.92 −0.110**
Professional status 2.49 ± 0.96 −0.186**
Salary 1.82 ± 0.88 −0.103*
Educational opportunities 2.25 ± 0.91 0.015
Annual leave 2.26 ± 0.90 0.054
Sick leave 1.99 ± 0.92 −0.119**
Study leave 2.05 ± 0.91 −0.001
Current job 2.87 ± 0.85 −0.066
Independence at work, be a nurse or technician 2.83 ± 0.88 −0.095
Team work and co-operation within department/unit 2.89 ± 0.88 −0.079
Overall 2.40 ± 0.56 −0.170**
  1. *Spearman correlation coefficient P value < 0.05
  2. ** Spearman Correlation Coefficient P value < 0.01
  3. aScores (1–4)