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Table 1 Sample characteristics

From: The impact of occupational stress on nurses’ caring behaviors and their health related quality of life

  N (%)
Sex
 Women 211 (85.8)
 Men 35 (14.2)
Age (years), mean (SD) 39.7 (8.2)
Family status
 Unmarried 77 (31.3)
 Married 156 (63.4)
 Divorced 10 (4.1)
 Widowed 3 (1.2)
Children
 Yes 158 (64.2)
 No 88 (35.8)
Degree
 University 11 (4.5)
 Technical university 97 (39.6)
 2 year Technical School 78 (31.9)
 High school 57 (23.3)
 Other 2 (0.8)
Post-graduate degree
 No 236 (95.9)
 Yes 10 (4.1)
PhD
 No 244 (99.2)
 Yes 2 (0.8)
Working sector
 Public 218 (88.6)
 Private 28 (11.4)
Total years in nursing, mean (SD) 15.3 (9.1)
Years in nursing in current job, mean (SD) 8.0 (7.0)
Shift
 Morning 58 (23.9)
 Rotated 185 (76.1)
Working position
 Nursing assistant 135 (54.9)
 Nurse 88 (35.8)
 Supervisor of department 17 (6.9)
 Supervisor of sector 5 (2.0)
 Head of department 1 (0.4)