Table 1

Participant Demographics

Variables

Number

%


Gender (n = 200)

Female

199

99.5

Male

1*

0.5

Marital status (n = 200)

Married

33

16.5

Single, never married

167

83.5

Tenure (n = 200)

<1 years

42

21.0

1-2 years

71

35.5

3-4 years

36

18.0

5-6 years

13

6.5

7-9 years

27

13.5

>= 10 years

11

5.5

Educational level (n = 200)

College

90

45.0

University

62

31.0

Postgraduate

48

24.0

Position in hospital (n = 200)

General Nurse

179

89.5

Head Nurse

21

10.5

Age (years, n = 200)

21-30

165

82.5

31-40

33

16.5

41-50

2

1.0


Note:* The gender of the majority nurses in Taiwan are female. Within the research sample there is only 1 male nurse.

Tsai BMC Health Services Research 2011 11:98   doi:10.1186/1472-6963-11-98

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