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Table 1 Characteristics of care home staff

From: The nature, characteristics and associations of care home staff stress and wellbeing: a national survey

  N (%a) or Mean (SD)
Type of care facility
 Residential home 112 (52.8%)
 Nursing home 100 (47.2%)
Sector
 Private 158 (74.5%)
 Local Authority 36 (17.0%)
 Voluntary 18 (8.5%)
 Number of beds 38.7 (21.4)
 Number of residents with dementia 19.7 (13.9)
 Number of permanent staff 36.6 (24.4)
Male 29 (14.1%)
Age 44.0 (12.1)
<30 years 32 (15.5%)
30–39 years 35 (17.0%)
40–49 years 64 (31.1%)
50–59 years 56 (27.2%)
> = 60 years 19 (9.2%)
Ethnicity
 White 192 (91.9%)
 Non-white 17 (8.1%)
Highest Education or Qualification achieved
 Low or none 58 (27.4%)
 Medium 43 (20.3%)
 Higher 111 (52.4%)
Current job title
 Manager 71 (35.0%)
 Team leader or senior carer 39 (19.2%)
 Carer or care assistant 71 (35.0%)
 Nurse 22 (10.8%)
 Full time 166 (81.0%)
 Working hours per week 33.7 (10.4)
 Trained in dementia care 174 (92.6%)
 Work in care homes (years) 11.7 (8.55)
 Work with people with dementia (years) 10.9 (8.45)
  1. aAfter excluding missing values