Table 1

The characteristics of the study sample
Qualitative sample (n = 150) EFA and CFA sample (n = 292) Test-retest sample (n = 30)
Age (years)
  Mean (SD) 38.27(7.9) 36.06(8.72) 36.20(7.20)
Work experience (years)
  Mean (SD) 13(8.1) 11.07(8.29) 10.67(7.37)
Employment status Number (%) Number (%) Number (%)
  Official 84(56) 124(42.5) 16(53.3)
  Contractual 7(4.7) 29(9.9) 10(33.3)
  By project 41(27.3) 92(31.5) 2(6.7)
  Mandatory service 18(12) 47(16.1) 2(6.7)
Marital status Number (%) Number (%) Number (%)
  Single 30(20) 111(38.1) 8(26.7)
  Married 117(78) 180(61.6) 21(70.0)
  Divorced/Widow 3(2) 1(0.3) 1(3.3)
Degree in midwifery Number (%) Number (%) Number (%)
  Associate’s Degree 11(7.3) 14(4.8) 2(6.7)
  Bachelor’ Degree 129(86) 257(88.0) 22(73.3)
  Master’ Degree 10(6,7) 21(7.2) 6(20.0)
Midwives’ interest in work environment Number (%) Number (%) Number (%)
  Yes 118(85.1) 231(79.1) 23(76.7)
  No 32(21.3) 61(20.9) 7(23.3)
Parity Number (%) (n = 101) Number (%) (n = 148) Number (%) (n = 20)
  Once 39(38.6) 65.(43.9) 8(40.0)
  Twice 53(52.5) 76(51.4) 9(45.0)
  Three and more 9(8.9) 7(4.7) 3(15.0)

Nahidi et al.

Nahidi et al. BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2014 14:85   doi:10.1186/1471-2393-14-85

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