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Table 2 Summary of respondent characteristics (n = 259)

From: Dealing with professional misconduct by colleagues in home care: a nationwide survey among nursing staff

  % or mean (S.D.) Missing data (%)
Age (years) 50.79 (9.30) 0 %
  < 40 13.1 %  
 40–49 22.8 %  
 50–59 48.7 %  
  > 59 15.4 %  
Sex   0 %
 Male 4.3 %  
 Female 95.8 %  
Educational level   0.8 %
 Certified nursing assistant 51.0 %  
 Registered nurse, associate-level degree 25.7 %  
 Registered nurse, bachelor’s degree 23.4 %  
Managerial tasksa   1.2 %
 No 86.3 %  
 Yes 13.7 %  
Work experience (years) 23.00 (10.75) 6.6 %
  < 10 13.6 %  
 10–19 21.1 %  
 20–29 31.0 %  
  > 29 34.3 %  
Working hours per week 22.7 (7.50) 6.6 %
  < 16 14.9 %  
 16–23 33.5 %  
 24–31 36.4 %  
  > 31 15.3 %  
  1. a Managerial tasks are performed mainly by registered nurses. Only 0.8 % of the certified nursing assistants have managerial tasks, while 12 % of the registered nurses with an associate degree and 40 % of the nurses with a bachelor’s degree have managerial tasks