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Table 2 Comparison of Midwifery Process Questionnaire group mean scores between caseload and standard care midwives

From: Comparing satisfaction and burnout between caseload and standard care midwives: findings from two cross-sectional surveys conducted in Victoria, Australia

   Caseload Standard care  
Survey n Mean score sd n Mean score sd Mean diff p* value 95% confidence interval
Professional satisfaction Baseline 20 0.58 0.89 128 0.60 0.67 −0.24 0.89 −0.36, 0.31
Two years 22 1.08 0.51 132 0.76 0.56 0.32 0.01 0.07, 0.57
Professional support Baseline 20 0.21 1.09 128 0.04 0.68 0.17 0.34 −0.18, 0.52
Two years 22 1.06 0.41 132 0.11 0.58 0.94 <0.01 0.69, 1.20
Client interaction Baseline 20 0.1 1.21 128 −0.1 0.83 0.2 0.34 −0.22, 0.63
Two years 22 1.4 0.38 132 0.09 0.71 1.31 <0.01 1.01, 1.61
Professional development Baseline 20 0.69 0.81 128 0.59 0.82 0.1 0.61 −0.29, 0.49
Two years 22 0.76 0.73 132 0.78 0.65 −0.02 0.9 −0.32, 0.28
  1. *p value calculated using t-test to compare the group mean scores between caseload and standard care.