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Table 5 Associations of workload, different aspects of job satisfaction and scales of effort-reward imbalance of of physicians involved in Out-Of-Hours Care to outcome variable ‘overall job satisfaction’ (results of the linear regression analysis, under specification of standardized beta coefficient, α = 5%)

From: Job satisfaction and stressors for working in out-of-hours care – a pilot study with general practitioners in a rural area of Germany

  Variables β (p-value)
Items of workload in OOHC Negative effects on job satisfaction due to OOHC −0.111 (0.274)
Psychosocial stress due to OOHC −0.066 (0.601)
Negative effects on the following day after OOHC −0.020 (0.876)
Improvement of general job satisfaction due to less OOHC −0.043 (0.755)
OOHC as a general stressor −0.117 (0.410)
Modification of current OOHC-organization −0.278 (0.008)
Items of job satisfaction Amount of variety in job 0.226 (0.048)
Opportunity to use abilities 0.001 (0.994)
Freedom of working method 0.068 (0.515)
Amount of responsibility 0.162 (0.145)
Physical working condition 0.006 (0.950)
Hours of work 0.017 (0.861)
Income 0.067 (0.503)
Recognition for work −0.033 (0.754)
Scales of effort-reward imbalance Effort −0.019 (0.860)
Reward 0.077 (0.499)
Overcommitment −0.045 (0.647)
Extreme stress due to care for people in retirement or nursing homes while OOHC 0.014 (0.877)
R2 0.462