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Table 6 The results of Multiple Linear Regression analysis for the Jefferson Scale of Empathy-NS version R (JSE-NS version R) scores in oncology nurses, Tehran, Iran (N = 181)

From: Empathy from the perspective of oncology nurses

Independent variable Unstandardized B SE Standardized β t p
Constant 68.5 14.0 - 4.9 0.000
Age 0.54 0.2 0.22 2.8 0.005
Marital statusª 8.6 3.1 0.21 2.8 0.006
Having children 6.5 2.5 0.19 2.5 0.012
Gender −4.5 3.8 −0.09 −1.2 0.237
Shift work status −0.3 0.9 −0.03 −0.4 0.704
Educational level 3.8 6.0 0.05 0.6 0.531
R2 = 0.22      
  1. Dependent variable: JSE-NS version R scores; Significant variables are shown bold
  2. The independent variables were classified as 1, 2 in the two group variables and 1, 2, 3 in the three group variables. The number-one was considered as Reference Group
  3. aMarital Status, including married & single