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Table 3 Correlations between the variables, for the assistant nurses (n = 79)

From: Identifying work ability promoting factors for home care aides and assistant nurses

  Alpha Scale 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10
1. Age, years . .           
2. Sex (men/women, %) . . 0.23          
3. Seniority, years . . 0.25 0.26         
4. Safety climate, overall 0.96 1-4 0.10 -0.09 -0.09        
5. Psychosocial job demands 0.66 1-4 -0.05 -0.11 0.08 -0.46       
6. Physical job demands . 6-20 0.10 0.11 0.17 -0.04 0.30      
7. Personal safety behaviour 0.87 1-7 0.22 0.03 -0.11 0.36 -0.20 -0.12     
8. Degree of personal safety 0.69 1-5 0.04 0.01 -0.06 0.41 -0.39 -0.28 0.30    
9. Self-efficacy 0.63 1-5 0.30 -0.18 -0.06 0.35 -0.32 -0.34 0.33 0.37   
10. Musculoskeletal wellbeing 0.86 1-5 -0.03 -0.18 -0.15 0.08 -0.16 -0.24 0.03 0.33 0.21  
11. Work ability 0.67 3-17 0.06 0.00 -0.16 0.24 -0.20 - 0.30 0.22 0.49 0.45 0.46
  1. Pearson's correlations (2-tailed) are significant at the 0.01 level and at the 0.05 level.
  2. Dichotomous variable: Sex: Men = 1, women = 2.