Table 3

Intent to leave Job, plans after leaving, ease of finding another job and choosing nursing again (N = 1793)

N

%

95% CI


Intent to leave current job

Intent to leave

1192

67.5%

65.2% – 69.6%

Intent to stay

575

32.5%

30.4% – 34.8%


Plans after leaving

Leave country

437

36.7%

34.0% – 39.4%

Leave hospital, but stay in Lebanon to...

755

63.3%

60.6% – 66.0%

Move to a different health organization

167

22.1%

19.3% – 25.2%

Leave nursing profession

222

29.4%

26.3% – 32.8%

Other plans

366

48.5%

44.9% – 52.0%


Finding another acceptable job in nursing for nurses with intent to leave would be...

Easy

688

59.1

56.3% – 61.9%

Difficult

431

40.9

38.1% – 43.7%


Given the opportunity to start all over, would nurses intending to leave choose nursing as a profession?

Yes

431

37.1

34.3% – 39.9%

No

732

62.9

60.1% – 65.7%


El-Jardali et al. BMC Nursing 2009 8:3   doi:10.1186/1472-6955-8-3

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