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Table. 2.

Table. 2.

Correlation for job satisfaction, work-life balance between the female wage workers and hospital nurses

Before matchingAfter matching


Female wage workers (n=786)Hospital nurses (n=433)Female wage workers (n=365)Hospital nurses (n=365)




Job satisfactionJob satisfactionJob satisfactionJob satisfaction




r (p)r (p)r (p)r (p)
Work-life balance (Work → life)0.24 (<.001)0.44 (<.001)0.26 (<.001)0.42 (<.001)
  Working is rewarding and provides vitality to my life0.26 (<.001)0.38 (<.001)0.29 (<.001)0.37 (<.001)
  I am more appreciated by my family by working0.20 (<.001)0.20 (<.001)0.24 (<.001)0.19 (<.001)
  Working increases satisfaction with family life0.19 (<.001)0.30 (<.001)0.24 (<.001)0.30 (<.001)
  Working has a positive effect on my children0.09 (0.02)0.21 (<.001)0.21 (<.001)0.22 (<.001)
Long working hours interferes with my family life0.08 (0.02)0.22 (<.001)0.00 (0.94)0.20 (<.001)
Irregular working hours interferes with my family life0.12 (<.001)0.31 (<.001)0.10 (0.06)0.28 (<.001)
Work-life balance (Life → work)0.11 (<.001)0.14 (<.001)0.09 (0.09)0.13 (0.01)
  I work harder due to my responsibility to support my family0.07 (0.06)0.12 (0.02)0.18 (<.001)0.12 (0.03)
  I work harder because my family appreciates my work0.14 (<.001)0.26 (<.001)0.21 (<.001)0.24 (<.001)
I often face difficulty of balancing work due to child rearing burdens0.00 (0.96)0.04 (0.47)−0.10 (0.15)0.08 (0.22)
I often face difficulty at work due to heavy housework burdens0.02 (0.64)0.02 (0.65)−0.06 (0.28)0.04 (0.45)
I have considered quitting my job due to caregiving duties the family0.07 (0.19)0.05 (0.38)−0.02 (0.80)0.06 (0.32)

Range 1 (low)~4 (high);

Reverse coding.

Korean J Stress Res 2019;27:268-76 https://doi.org/10.17547/kjsr.2019.27.3.268
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