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Table 6 Predictors of overall job satisfaction

From: Relationships between actual and desired workplace characteristics and job satisfaction for community health workers in China: a cross-sectional study

Variables Model 1 Model 2 Model 3 Model 4
Beta Beta Beta Beta
Occupation (Reference: Administrative staff)
General practitioner -0.00 0.13* 0.12 0.12
Nurse -0.19 0.07 0.05 0.05
Public health physician 0.22* 0.24* 0.24** 0.23**
Other 0.02 0.09 0.06 0.08
Sex (Reference: female)
Male -0.08 -0.02 -0.03 -0.04
Marital status (Reference: Single/ divorced)
Married -0.05 -0.11 -0.12 -0.10
Age in years (Reference: > 50)
21-30 -0.07 0.00 0.04 0.02
31-40 -0.14 0.14 0.18 0.16
41-50 -0.20 0.03 0.07 0.05
Educational background (Reference: High school or below)
Junior college -0.03 -0.01 0.00 -0.00
College and above -0.01 -0.02 0.00 -0.00
Years worked (Reference: ≤ 5)
6-10 -0.12 -0.15 -0.15 -0.15
11-15 -0.15 -0.36** -0.35** -0.31*
16-20 0.00 -0.16 -0.15 -0.12
>20 -0.11 -0.27 -0.27** -0.26*
Weekly hours worked (Reference: ≤ 40)
41-48 0.00 -0.03 -0.03 -0.02
49-56 0.04 -0.00 -0.01 0.01
>56 0.06 0.03 0.02 0.02
Monthly income in RMB (Reference: < 2000)
2000-2999 0.13 0.02 0.03 0.04
3000- 3999 0.13 0.01 0.02 0.05
>4000 0.17 0.06 0.08 -0.04
Variables Model 1 Model 2 Model 3 Model 4
Beta Beta Beta Beta
Subscales of AWC
System & policy 0.18**   0.13 0.35
Fringe benefits 0.26**   0.06 0.02
Work itself 0.00   0.04 0.21
Working relationship 0.21**   0.01 -0.14
Professional development 0.00   -0.02 0.09
Recognition -0.02   -0.07 -0.15
Working environment -0.02   -0.02 -0.08
Remuneration 0.02   -0.08 -0.10
Subscales of GWC
System & policy   -0.12* -0.00 0.09
Fringe benefits   -.26** -0.20** -0.21*
Work itself   -0.09 -0.04 0.03
Working relationship   -0.30** -0.29** -0.36**
Professional development   -0.18** -0.19* -0.12
Recognition   -0.04 -0.11 -0.16*
Working environment   0.06 0.03 -0.00
Remuneration   -0.09** -0.16** -0.18*
Subscales of AWC * GWC
System & policy     0.06
Fringe benefits     -0.01
Work itself     0.05
Working relationship     -0.04
Professional development     0.03
Recognition     -0.02
Working environment     -0.01
Remuneration     -0.00
Adjusted R2 0.37 0.62 0.62 0.63
  1. *p < 0.05, **p < 0.01.
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