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Table 2 Motivation score ≤4, defined as low motivation and the explanations/statements

From: Nursing students motivation toward their studies – a survey study

Categories emerged as explanations for low motivation Frequencies of statements in data
The degree of difficulty/demand on the studies was experienced as too heavy 13
Not engaged teachers 6
No stimulating organisation of the program was noticed 14
The certificate and the profession frightened the student 9
Having a negative attitude to the studies 14
Not achieving a good study results 2
Having a bad life situation 14
A bad or no friendship to fellow-students was experienced 1
Frequencies of responses scored ≤4 73