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Table 1 Characteristics of the participants (N = 125)

From: Rationing of nursing care interventions and its association with nurse-reported outcomes in the neonatal intensive care unit: a cross-sectional survey

Demographic characteristics
Sex
 Female – n (%) 125 (100.0)
Race
 Caucasian – n (%) 112 (89 · 6)
Age – n (%)
 Less than 20 years 0 (0.0)
 20–30 years 60 (48 · 0)
 31–40 years 37 (29 · 6)
 41–50 years 11 (8 · 8)
 51–60 years 15 (12 · 0)
 61 years and above 2 (1 · 6)
Professional characteristics
Initial nursing education - n (%)
 Hospital diploma 1 (0 · 8)
 College diploma 95 (76 · 0)
 Baccalaureate degree 28 (22 · 4)
 Master’s degree and above 1 (0 · 8)
Highest degree currently held – n (%)
 Hospital diploma 0 (0.0)
 College diploma 58 (46 · 4)
 Baccalaureate degree 61 (48 · 8)
 Master’s degree and above 6 (4 · 8)
Years of experience
 As a nurse (M ± SD) 11 · 1 ± 10 · 0
 At current hospital (M ± SD) 10 · 7 ± 9 · 9
 In neonatal care (M ± SD) 9 · 2 ± 9 · 2
Type of nursing position currently held
 Full-time – n (%) 59 (47 · 2)
 Part-time – n (%) 66 (52 · 8)
  1. Abbreviations: M mean, SD Standard deviation