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Table 3 Distribution of nurses by the selected psychosocial characteristics (N = 411)

From: Assessment of job satisfaction, work-related strain, and perceived stress in nurses working in different departments in the same hospital: a survey study

Characteristics Number Percentage
Mode of transport to work   
 Hospital shuttle services 258 62.8
 Public transport 34 8.3
 Private car 16 3.9
 On foot 103 25.1
Length of traveling time to work   
 Less than 20 min 155 37.7
 20–39 min 156 38.0
 40–59 min 44 10.7
 60 min or longer 56 13.6
Economic satisfaction from the wage   
 No/not at all 200 48.7
 Very little/minimum 37 9.0
 Moderate 44 10.7
 Fair 130 31.6
Cigarette smoking   
 Smokers 121 29.4
 Non-smokers 290 70.6
Is it a dream job?   
 Yes 221 53.8
 No 190 46.2
Fond of the job?   
 Yes 386 93.9
 No 25 6.1
Any thoughts about quitting ever?   
 Yes 236 57.4
 No 175 42.6
Extra time allocated for a social life?   
 Yes 96 23.4
 No 172 41.8
 Very little 143 34.8
Total 411 100.0