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Table 1 Characteristics of MCH nurses participating in survey and interviews

From: Obesity prevention in early life: an opportunity to better support the role of Maternal and Child Health Nurses in Australia

Characteristics Survey (n = 56) Interview (n = 16)
Number (%) Number (%)
Gender   
Female (n = 51) 51 (100) 16 (100)
Age (years) (n = 51)   
20-29 2 (3.9) 0 (0)
30-39 3 (5.9) 1 (6.3)
40-49 11 (21.6) 4 (25.0)
50-59 25 (49.0) 9 (56.3)
60+ 10 (19.6) 2 (12.5)
Years working in profession (n = 51)   
0-5 15 (29.4) 8 (50.0)
6-10 7 (13.7) 1 (6.3)
11-15 14 (27.5) 3 (18.8)
16-20 3 (5.9) 0 (0)
20+ 12 (23.5) 4 (25.0)
Working hours (n = 51)   
Full time 14 (27.5) 6 (37.5)
Part time 37 (72.5) 10 (62.5)