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Table 6 Job satisfaction, turnover intention and burnout for peer workers and other mental health clinicians

From: Workplace experiences of mental health consumer peer workers in New South Wales, Australia: a survey study exploring job satisfaction, burnout and turnover intention

ComponentPeer Workers
(n = 67)
Mean (S.D.)
Other mental health cliniciansa (n = 277)
Mean (S.D.)
Independent samples t-test results
Job Satisfaction7.25 (2.08)6.94 (2.04)t = 1.11, p = 0.270
Turnover Intention1.58 (0.67)1.46 (0.66)t = 1.31, p = 0.192
Disengagement2.17 (0.50)2.24 (0.40)t = −1.05, p = 0.296
Exhaustion2.44 (0.50)2.38 (0.41)t = 1.12, p = 0.262
  1. Notes:S.D. Standard Deviation; aSample drawn from Scanlan and Still [33]