Nursing Research and Practice / 2012 / Article / Tab 4

Research Article

The Impact of Nursing Characteristics and the Work Environment on Perceptions of Communication

Table 4

Hierarchical multiple regression analysis predicting accuracy of communication ( ).

Accuracy communication among nursesAccuracy communication between nurses and physicians

t(P) t(P) t(P) t(P)

constant2.385.0002.952.0002.798.0003.34.000
LPN (RN )−0.994.000−0.801.001−0.217.4160.007.977
Education−0.059.6630.024.855−0.055.7210.058.678
Nights (Day )0.493.0020.549.0000.562.0010.647.000
Evenings0.295.1840.311.1420.408.1040.4.080
Rotating0.693.0270.577.0571.0050.724.028
Expertise0.03.5200.044.319−0.025.629−0.016.744
Experience−0.02.705−0.008.880−0.009.8830.024.675
Environment  −0.202.000  −0.241.000
Unit B (unit A   −0.098.583  −0.116.544
Unit C  0.121.517  0.375.065
Unit D  0.1.600  0.399.055
F(P) 5.026 (.000) 5.345 (.000) 2.790 (.010) 5.235 (.000)
 .231 .342 .141 .334
 .231 .111 .141 .193

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