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Table 3 Intent to leave Job, plans after leaving, ease of finding another job and choosing nursing again (N = 1793)

From: A national cross-sectional study on nurses' intent to leave and job satisfaction in Lebanon: implications for policy and practice

  N % 95% CI
Intent to leave current job    
   Intent to leave 1192 67.5% 65.2% – 69.6%
   Intent to stay 575 32.5% 30.4% – 34.8%
Plans after leaving    
Leave country 437 36.7% 34.0% – 39.4%
Leave hospital, but stay in Lebanon to... 755 63.3% 60.6% – 66.0%
   Move to a different health organization 167 22.1% 19.3% – 25.2%
   Leave nursing profession 222 29.4% 26.3% – 32.8%
   Other plans 366 48.5% 44.9% – 52.0%
Finding another acceptable job in nursing for nurses with intent to leave would be...
   Easy 688 59.1 56.3% – 61.9%
   Difficult 431 40.9 38.1% – 43.7%
Given the opportunity to start all over, would nurses intending to leave choose nursing as a profession?
   Yes 431 37.1 34.3% – 39.9%
   No 732 62.9 60.1% – 65.7%