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Table 1 Workplace Social Capital mean (SD) by participant characteristics (N = 362)

From: Investigation into the metric properties of the workplace social capital questionnaire and its association with self-rated health and psychological distress amongst Greek-Cypriot registered nurses: cross-sectional descriptive study

   N % WSC Mean (SD) p (p trend)
Gender Male 64 17.7% 3.69 (0.70)  
Female 273 75.4% 3.56 (0.68)  
Not specified 25 6.9% 3.38 (0.71) 0.17
Age < 35 128 25.4% 3.45 (0.75)  
35–45 86 23.8% 3.65 (0.59)  
45+ 121 33.4% 3.64 (0.69)  
Not specified 27 7.5% 3.54 (0.67) 0.08 (0.02)
Marital status Single 41 11.3% 3.63 (0.81)  
Married/Cohabiting 261 72.1% 3.57 (0.68)  
Divorced/Widowed 26 7.2% 3.62 (0.58)  
Not specified 34 9.4% 3.43 (0.71) 0.67
Number of children None 58 16.3% 3.46 (0.83)  
One 51 14.1% 3.58 (0.64)  
Two 124 34.3% 3.66 (0.63)  
Three or more 102 28.5% 3.54 (0.70)  
Not specified 25 9.9% 3.47 (0.64) 0.41 (0.49)
Family monthly income < 2000 euro 46 12.7% 3.54 (0.70)  
2001–3000 euro 113 31.2% 3.50 (0.70)  
3001–5000 euro 135 37.3% 3.63 (0.66)  
> 5000 euro 38 10.5% 3.60 (0.72)  
Not specified 30 8.3% 3.57 (0.73) 0.68 (0.28)
Length of employment < 3 years 109 30.1% 3.49 (0.70)  
3–10 years 119 32.9% 3.54 (0.70)  
More than 10 years 110 30.4% 3.69 (0.67)  
Not specified 24 6.6% 3.46 (0.68) 0.14 (0.04)
Length of residence in current address <  3 years 53 14.6% 3.49 (0.75)  
3–10 years 143 39.5% 3.48 (0.66)  
> 10 years 143 39.5% 3.70 (0.68)  
Not specified 23 6.4% 3.51 (0.69) 0.04 (0.01)
Change of address in last 10 years Never 143 39.5% 3.70 (0.68)  
Once 117 32.3% 3.50 (0.65)  
At least twice 74 20.4% 3.43 (0.76)  
Not specified 28 7.7% 3.53 (0.64) 0.03 (0.004)
House tenure Owner-occupied 306 84.5% 3.58 (0.69)  
Privately renting 26 7.2% 3.50 (0.77)  
Not specified 30 8.3% 3.51 (0.68) 0.76
Type of accommodation Detached House 224 61.9% 3.55 (0.69)  
Small apartment block 100 27.6% 3.64 (0.67)  
Large apartment block 14 3.9% 3.42 (0.82)  
Not specified 24 6.6% 3.53 (0.69) 0.60
Self-rated health (VAS 0–100) < 69 108 29.8% 3.45 (0.64)  
70–79 75 20.7% 3.53 (0.62)  
80–89 88 24.3% 3.59 (0.74)  
> 90 41 11.3% 3.85 (0.69)  
Not specified 50 13.8% 3.62 (0.75) 0.03 (0.003)
Psychological distress (GHQ-12) < 4 224 61.9% 3.62 (0.65)  
4 or more 92 25.4% 3.38 (0.74)  
Not specified 46 12.7% 3.69 (0.73) 0.01
  1. p-value of chi-square test (including “not specified”) and, where appropriate, p-value for trend across ordinal levels (excluding “not specified”)