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Table 3 Summary of the average increase in the mean score per month (b) for each of the three working life scales in MCHWs, with a breakdown by site and cadre of staff

From: Assessing the impact of a motivational intervention to improve the working lives of maternity healthcare workers: a quantitative and qualitative evaluation of a feasibility study in Malawi

  Overall Auxiliary staff+ Clinical staff ++ Nursing staff
  b* (95% CI) b* (95% CI) b* (95% CI) b* (95% CI)
Referral hospital
 Basic psychological 0.00
(− 0.03, 0.03)
0.04
(0.08,0.01 )
0.12
(− 0.11, 0.35)
0.019
(− 0.02, 0.05)
 Job satisfaction 0.01
(− 0.02, 0.04)
− 0.02
(− 0.06, 0.03)
− 0.17
(− 0.47, 0.13)
0.034
(− 0.02, 0.08)
 Work-related quality of life 0.02
(− 0.01, 0.05)
− 0.01
(− 0.05, 0.03)
0.08
(− 0.17, 0.3)
0.05
(0.01, 0.08)
District hospital
 Basic psychological − 0.01
(− 0.02, 0.00)
0.03
(0.05,0.00 )
0.01
(− 0.04, 0.05)
0
(− 0.02, 0.02)
 Job satisfaction 0.01
(− 0.01, 0.00)
0.00
(− 0.02, 0.02)
0.01
(− 0.04, 0.06)
0.01
(− 0.02, 0.03)
 Work-related quality of life 0.01
(− 0.00, 0.02)
0.01
(− 0.01, 0.03)
− 0.02
(− 0.06, 0.02)
0.02
(− 0.00, 0.04)
Community hospital
 Basic psychological 0.02
(− 0.00, 0.04)
0.03
(0.00, 0.06)
0.02
(− 0.04, 0.08 )
− 0.01
(− 0.04, 0.03)
 Job satisfaction 0
(− 0.02, 0.02)
0.01
(− 0.02, 0.04)
− 0.02
(− 0.08, 0.05 )
− 0.02
(− 0.05, 0.02)
 Work-related quality of life 0.02
(0.00, 0.04)
0.03
(0.01, 0.06)
0.02
(-0.03, 0.07)
0.01
(− 0.02, 0.04)
Overall
 Basic psychological 0
(− 0.1, 0.01)
− 0.01
(− 0.02, 0.01)
0.02
(− 0.02, 0.06)
0.00
(− 0.01, 0.02)
 Job satisfaction 0.00
(− 0.01, 0.02)
0.00
(-0.01, 0.02)
− 0.00
(− 0.04, 0.04)
0.01
(− 0.02, 0.03)
 Work-related quality of life 0.02
(0.01, 0.02)
0.02
(0.00, 0.03)
− 0.01
(− 0.04, 0.03)
0.02
(0.00, 0.04)
  1. Adjusted results reported as minimal difference between un-adjusted and adjusted
  2. *b refers to the average increase in the mean score per month
  3. +Auxiliary staff are those who are non-professionally qualified and include hospital attendants, patient Attendants, nursing auxiliaries, clerks and messengers
  4. ++ Clinical staff are Clinical Officers and Medical Assistants.