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Table 3 Participant demographics and reported previous pressure injury education (n=70)

From: Peri-operative nurses’ knowledge and reported practice of pressure injury risk assessment and prevention: A before-after intervention study

  n %
Designation ^   
 Registered nurse 61 88
 Enrolled nurse 8 12
Employment   
 Full time 49 70
 Part time 21 30
Usual shifts #   
 Rotating roster 39 56
 AM Weekdays 28 40
 PM Weekdays 14 20
 Nights or weekends only 4 6
Main area of practice #   
 Anaesthetics 22 31
 Intraoperative roles 38 54
 Post-anaesthetic recovery 16 23
 Education 6 9
First Nursing Qualification ^   
 Before 1986~ 13 22
 From 1986 45 78
Received education on PI within last 2 years 14 20
When last read anything on the risks and management of PI   
< 3 months 2 3
4 - 12 months 3 4
> 1 year 17 24
Can’t recall 41 59
Never 7 10
  1. ^ Data missing.
  2. # Where totals add to > 100%, more than one answer was possible.
  3. ~ 1986 was the date Australian nursing education moved to the University sector.