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Table 4 Standard partial regression coefficients from multiple regression analysis of BJSQ scores at 5 months post-entry

From: Potential predictors of susceptibility to occupational stress in Japanese novice nurses - a pilot study

Explanatory variables B [95% CI] Standard error β p value
A. Psychological stress condition score
 Urinary sodium −0.57 [−1.09, −0.04] 0.26 −0.29 0.035*
 One-year body weight change ≥ 3 kg (Yes = 1) −2.11 [−3.74, −0.48] 0.81 −0.34 0.013*
 Short time between dinner and bedtimes (<2 h) (Yes = 1) −2.38 [−4.30, −0.45] 0.95 −0.33 0.017*
 (adjusted R2 = 0.31)
B. Somatic symptom condition score
 Urinary sodium −0.18 [−0.34,−0.01] 0.08 −0.28 0.036*
 One-year body weight change ≥ 3 kg (Yes = 1) −0.60 [−1.11,−0.09] 0.25 −0.30 0.023*
 Short time between dinner and bedtimes (<2 h) (Yes = 1) −0.92 [−1.52,−0.31] 0.30 −0.39 <0.01**
 (adjusted R2 = 0.34)
C. Combined BJSQ score
 Urinary sodium −0.74 [−1.36, −0.12] 0.31 −0.30 0.021*
 One-year body weight change ≥ 3 kg (Yes = 1) −2.71 [−4.65, −0.77] 0.96 −0.35 <0.01**
 Short time between dinner and bedtimes (<2 h) (Yes = 1) −3.30 [−5.58, −1.01] 1.13 −0.37 <0.01**
 (adjusted R2 = 0.37)
  1. B, non-standardized regression coefficient; β, standardized regression coefficient
  2. R2, squared multiple correlation coefficient for the degrees of freedom
  3. CI, confidence interval. *p < 0.05, **p < 0.01