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Table 1 Individual characteristics of the participants

From: The factors facilitating and inhibiting effective clinical decision-making in nursing: a qualitative study

   Years of service Age Sex Level of education
   Female Male BS MS PhD
Staff nurse 12 12/4± 5/7 32/7± 5/3 9 3 9 3 -
Head nurse 12 22/6± 6/2 52/8± 5/2 11 1 10 2 -
Supervisor & matron 5 19± 7/3 42/2± 7/4 3 2 4 1 -
Senior nurse manager 4 24/3± 7/8 47/5± 7/6 2 2 - 3 1
Educator 3 28± 1/5 50± 1 2 1 - 3 -
Physician 2 19± 12/7 48± 11/3 - 2 - - 2
Total 38 19/3± 8/1 40/8± 8/3 27 11 23 12 3