Table 1

Demographic Characteristics of Participating Healthcare Workers (HCWs)

Characteristic

No. (%) of HCWs

(n = 1079)


Hospital

General

520 (48.1)

Pediatric

559 (51.8)

Occupational cohort (three largest categories)

Nursing*

512 (47.5)

Registered Nurse

318

Clinical Nurse Supervisor

67

Nurse Unit Manager

27

Medical*

281 (26.0)

Staff Specialist

76

Registrar

64

Medical Student

65

Allied health*

165 (15.3)

Physiotherapist

36

Occupational Therapist

22

Social Work

11

Ancillary/hospital support*

121 (11.2)

Administration

72

Domestic Services

22

Catering

20

Sex

Female

807 (74.8)

Male

245 (22.7)

Not specified

27 (2.50)

Home/living arrangements

Live alone

108 (10.0)

Live in shared accommodation

267 (24.7)

Live with partner/spouse

132 (12.2)

Live with partner/spouse and children

446 (41.3)

Other

98 (9.10)

Not specified

28 (2.60)

Age group (years)

18–30

338 (31.3)

31–40

280 (25.9)

41–50

247 (22.9)

51+

186 (17.2)

Not specified

28 (2.6)


* Nursing staff categories (Nurse Unit Manager, Clinical Nurse Co-ordinator, Clinical Nurse Supervisor, Registered Nurse, Enrolled Nurse, Student Nurse, Nurse Educator); Medical staff categories (Staff Specialist, Visiting Medical Officer, Registrar, Resident, Intern, Research Fellow, Medical Student); Allied Health staff category (Occupational Therapist, Physiotherapist, Dietician, Speech Therapist, Psychologist, Social Worker, Blood Collection, Laboratory Technician); Ancillary staff categories (Domestic services, IT, Administration, Security, Maintenance, Chaplain, Intake Officer, Finance).

Seale et al. BMC Health Services Research 2009 9:30   doi:10.1186/1472-6963-9-30

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