Table 1: Descriptive characteristics of nurse participants (n = 349).

Participants' Characteristics* Frequency (%) M (SD) Range
Age 29.2(5.2) 22-46
Work Experience in years 6.01(4.3) 1-26
Gender
    - Male
    - Female
143 (41.0%)
206 (59.0%)
Marital Status
    - Single
    - Married/Other
160 (45.8%)
189 (54.2%)
Educational Level
    - Diploma
    - Baccalaureate
    - Master/Doctoral degree
2 (.6%)
312 (89.4%)
35 (10%)
Presence of children in home
    - Yes
    - No
140(40.1%)
209 (59.9%)
Working Shift
    - 8 hour rotating shift
    - 12 hour rotating shift
    - 8 hour fixed shift
    - 12 hour fixed shift
221 (63.3%)
61 (7.4%)
39 (11.2%)
28 (8%)
Work Setting
    - Emergency
    - Pediatrics
    - Maternity and delivery
    - Medical/surgical ward
    - Operation/recovery
    - Intensive care units
    - Out-patient clinics/Other
27 (7.7%)
69 (19.8%)
52 (14.9%)
73 (20.9%)
35 (10%)
82 (23.5%)
11 (3.1%)
Living Place*
    - Same city as workplace
    - Other city than workplace
144 (41.1%)
203 (58.9%)
Transportation
    - Provided by hospital
    - Not Provided by hospital
87 (24.9%)
262 (75.1%)

*Note: Data reflects participants with valid data on the variable.

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