Skip to main content

Table 4 Characteristics of participants, N = 1016

From: Sufficient competence in community elderly care? Results from a competence measurement of nursing staff

Variable   Count Percent Variable   Count Percent
Gender Female 947 93.2 Workplace Home care 321 31.6
  Male 44 4.3   Nursing home 553 54.4
  Missing 25 2.5   Other services 108 10.6
Age 18–25 57 5.6   Missing 34 3.3
  26–30 79 7.8 Position size up to 25 % 46 4.5
  31–40 217 21.4   26–50 % 136 13.4
  41–50 289 28.4   51–75 % 249 24.5
  51–60 261 25.7   76–90 % 193 19.0
  61–70 69 6.8   91–100 % 322 31.7
  Missing 44 4.3   Missing 70 6.9
Group of nursing staff RN 354 34.8 Position type Permanent 904 89.0
  AN 528 52.0   Temporary 72 7.1
  Assistant 90 8.9   Missing 40 3.9
  Othersa 44 4.3     
  N Mean SD Min Max   
Years at current workplace 983 8.16 7.48 .0 55.0   
Years of experience in community elderly care 992 15.60 10.26 .0 45.0   
  1. aOthers include physiotherapists, occupational therapists, secretaries, and leaders