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Table 1 Sociodemographic characteristics

From: Development and evaluation of a training program for dialysis nurses – an intervention study

Sociodemographic characteristics Intervention group (N = 33) Control group (N = 44) Mann-Whitney U Χ2(df) p
  % %    
Age    661.5   .458
21 to 30 years 6.1 2.3    
31 to 40 years 6.1 15.9    
41 to 50 years 27.3 29.5    
≥ 51 60.5 52.3    
Gender     .526 (1) .468
Male 12.1 18.2    
Female 87.9 81.8    
Type of occupation     4.252 (3) .236
Certified nurses 87.9 90.9    
Trained nurses 2.3    
Nurses in training 2.3    
Other nurses (e.g. nurses’ aides, nursing assistants) 12.1 4.5    
Type of employment    682   .612
Full-time > 35 h 48.5 45.5    
Part-time 15 to 35 h 48.5 45.5    
Part-time < 15 h 3 9    
Duration of employment    613   .199
0–5 years 6.1 13.6    
6–10 years 12.1 13.6    
11–15 years 6.1 9.2    
16–20 years 12.1 13.6    
> 20 years 63.6 50