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Table 1 Sociodemographics and characteristics of stressed vs non-stressed nurses

From: Chronic stress, behavioral tendencies, and determinants of health behaviors in nurses: a mixed-methods approach

Variables Stress Level Total N (%)
chronically stressed not chronically stressed
Count 36 7 43 (100)
Male 8 2 10 (23)
Female 28 5 33 (77)
Age (SD) 40.7 (13.6) 37.4 (12.2) 40.1 (13.27)
Leading position
 yes 9 2 11 (26)
 no 27 5 32 (74)
Nursing Occupation
 Hospital 12 5 17
 Geriatric 14 2 16
 Outpatient 10 0 10
AVEM Patterns
 G Pattern 12 2 14 (33)
 S Pattern 4 4 8 (18)
 A Pattern 14 1 15 (35)
 B Pattern 6 0 6 (14)
Barriers & Resourcesa Stressed mean (SD) Not stressed mean (SD) Total mean (SD)
 Resources 2.28 (1.26) 3.86 (1.77) 2.53 (1.45)
 Barriers 2.47 (1.42) 1.57 (0.78) 2.33 (1.37)
Health promotion determinantb
 Self-efficacy 3.89 (1.09) 3.86 (1.95) 3.88 (1.23)
 Outcome expectancies 4.03 (1.05) 3.43 (1.13) 3.93 (1.08)
 Health promotion activities 2.94 (1.22) 3.86 (1.07) 3.09 (1.23)
  1. aFrequency score
  2. bMagnitude score