Table 2

Baseline characteristics of nurses (N = 40)

Variables [Missing values]

Mean (SD)

n (%)


Age [1]

47.3 (11.9)

≤ 25

3 (7.7)

Between 26–54

21 (53.8)

≥ 55

15 (38.5)

Gender [1]

Female

39 (100.0)

Level of education [1]

College degree

22 (56.4)

Certificate degree (University level)

9 (23.1)

Bachelor's degree

8 (20.5)

Experience as a nurse (years) [1]

21.2 (13.3)

≤ 5

7 (17.9)

6 to 20

12 (30.8)

≥ 21

20 (51.3)

Experience in geriatrics (years) [1]

9.9 (8.3)

≤ 5

16 (41.0)

6 to 20

18 (46.1)

≥ 21

5 (12.8)


Voyer et al. BMC Nursing 2008 7:4   doi:10.1186/1472-6955-7-4

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