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Table 1 Comparison of demographic characteristics of the 2008 and 2009 samples

From: Web-based computer adaptive assessment of individual perceptions of job satisfaction for hospital workplace employees

Year 2008(n = 297) 2009(n = 291) Prob.a
Sample N (%) N (%)  
Gender      
Female 236 79.46% 228 78.35% 0.819
Male 61 20.54% 63 22.65%  
Job title      
Administrator 45 15.15% 51 15.84% 0.597
Nurse 137 46.13% 144 44.72%  
Physician 37 12.46% 47 14.60%  
Technician 78 26.26% 87 27.02%  
Average age (yrs)      
18~25 31 10.44% 29 9.96% 0.299
26~35 155 52.19% 150 51.50%  
36~45 85 28.62% 80 27.40%  
46~55 20 6.73% 29 9.96%  
56 6 2.02% 2 0.68%  
Work tenure      
< 1 yr 14 4.71% 15 5.15% 0.283
1-3 64 21.55% 56 19.20%  
4-7 61 20.54% 81 27.80%  
8-14 104 35.02% 86 29.50%  
15 54 18.18% 52 17.80%  
Tenure: Mean(SD) 8.84(6.51) 8.38(6.43)  
Age: Mean(SD) 34.22(7.73) 34.23(7.83)  
  1. a: Χ2 test