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Table 5 Demographic characteristics and mean JSS of MNHWs

From: Is the Job Satisfaction Survey a good tool to measure job satisfaction amongst health workers in Nepal? Results of a validation analysis

Variable n % Mean job satisfaction index (JSI) Standard deviation
District     
 Dailekh 40 29.20 1.02 2.34
 Kailali 59 43.07 −0.75 2.36
 Banke 38 27.74 0.09 1.32
Gender     
 Female 137 100 0.00b 2.23
Age group     
 18–19 years 6 4.38 1.41 2.99
 20–29 years 60 43.8 −0.18 2.38
 30–39 years 43 31.39 −0.06 2.16
 40–49 years 25 18.25 0.34 1.79
 50 years or older 3 2.19 −1.05 1.36
Ethnicity     
 Dalit Hill 4 2.92 0.3 1.6
 Dalit TeraiƗ  1 0.73 1.4 .
 Disadvantaged Janajati Hill 14 10.22 −0.6 2.7
 Disadvantaged Janajati Terai 16 11.68 −1.2 2.0
 Relatively advantaged Janajati 9 6.57 1.4 2.9
 Upper caste 93 67.88 0.1 2.1
Job title     
 Auxiliary Nurse Midwife 88 64.23 −0.16 2.12
 Senior Auxiliary Nurse  Midwife 23 16.79 0.25 1.36
 Staff Nurse 13 9.49 −0.04 4.05
 Senior Staff Nurse 5 3.65 −0.44 1.40
 Up-graded Maternal and Child Health Worker 8 5.84 1.44 1.63
Type of current health facility     
 Zonal hospital 13 9.49 −0.55 2.08
 District hospital 13 9.49 −0.61 4.55
 Primary health centre 24 17.52 0.16 1.45
 Health post 64 46.72 0.02 1.94
 Sub health post 23 16.79 0.44 1.82
Time spent in current post     
 Less than 1 month 12 8.76 2.52 2.12
 1–6 months 23 16.79 −0.62 2.09
 7–12 months 6 4.38 −0.55 1.57
 1–2 years 22 16.06 0.02 2.07
 2 years or more 74 54.01 −0.18 2.15
Salary after tax (Nepali Rupees) a     
 Less than 5,000 4 2.92 −1.93 0.99
 5,000–9,999 39 28.47 −0.26 2.22
 10,000–14,999 72 52.55 0.15 2.05
 15,000–19,999 21 15.33 0.21 2.84
 More than 20,000 1 0.73 2.29 .
  1. Note: Ɨ indicates only one observation for this characteristic. As a result, the standard deviation is not calculated
  2. a96.29 Nepali Eupees = 1 United States Dollar
  3. bThe mean value of the JSI for female is 0.000000000952
  4. Note: JSI range: −7.37 (minimum); 8.35 (maximum)