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Table 4 Mean (SD) of CHN learning needs by employment sector, years in nursing, and nursing title

From: Community health nurses’ learning needs in relation to the Canadian community health nursing standards of practice: results from a Canadian survey

Employment sector
  Public health Home health Other   F (df1, df2), P-value
In partnership with stakeholders, I evaluate population health promotion programs systematically 0.66 (0.95) 0.39 (1.08) 0.54 (1.01)   6.03 (2, 1156), p = 0.0025*
Number of Years in Nursing
  Under 2 years 2-5 years 6-10 years 11-15 years 16-20 years 21-25 years 25 + years  
I advocate for: healthy public policy, by participating in legislative and policymaking activities that influence health determinants. 1.08 (0.76) 0.67 (1.02) 0.84 (0.81) 0.53 (1.07) 0.58 (1.03) 0.63 (0.92) 0.44 (1.03) 3.33 (6, 1163), p = 0.0029*
Title in Nursing - RN, RN Extended Class, NP
  RN RN Extended NP)   
I use community development principles when I engage the individual/community in a consultative process. 0.56 (0.99) 0.60 (0.91) 0.91 (0.76)   2.89 (2, 1162), p = 0.056*
  1. *F value significant at p < 0.05. Bolded values indicate a higher learning need compared to at least one other group as identified through Tukey HSD comparisons of means.