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Table 2 Moral distress reported by respondents by group

From: Barriers and facilitators to person-centred infection prevention and control: results of a survey about the Dementia Isolation Toolkit

  Total respondents
(N = 207)
Not familiar with DIT (n = 72) Familiar with the DIT (n = 70) Used the DIT
(n = 65)
Pearsons chi2 (p-value)
Amount of Moral distress      2.3, df=8
(0.971)
None at all 16 (8%) 4 (6%) 6 (9%) 6 (9%)  
A small amount 51 (25%) 15 (21%) 20 (29%) 16 (25%)  
A moderate amount 70 (34%) 25 (36%) 23 (33%) 22 (34%)  
A large amount 47 (23%) 19 (27%) 14 (20%) 14 (22%)  
An extremely large amount 20 (10%) 7 (10%) 7 (10%) 6 (9%)  
Change in Moral distress      9.4, df=8
(0.311)
Significantly decreased 2 (1%) 1 (2%) 0 1 (2%)  
Somewhat decreased 6 (3%) 1 (2%) 3 (5%) 2 (3%)  
About the same 21 (11%) 11 (17%) 4 (6%) 6 (10%)  
Somewhat increased 92 (49%) 27 (42%) 31 (48%) 34 (59%)  
Significantly increased 66 (35%) 25 (38%) 26 (41%) 15 (26%)  
Moral distress impacting job satisfaction      12.0, df=8
(0.149)
Not at all 19 (9%) 9 (14%) 7 (11%) 3 (5%)  
A small amount 42 (20%) 10 (15%) 18 (26%) 14 (22%)  
A moderate amount 45 (22%) 15 (23%) 12 (17%) 18 (28%)  
A large amount 49 (24%) 15 (23%) 18 (26%) 16 (25%)  
An extremely large amount 32 (15%) 17 (26%) 9 (13%) 6 (9%)