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Table 2 Characteristics of nurses and auxiliary nurses (N = 33)a

From: Implementation and feasibility of the stroke nursing guideline in the care of patients with stroke: a mixed methods study

  N (%)
Ward (n, %)  
Rehabilitation 25 (76)
Neurological 8 (24)
Profession (n, %)  
Registered nurses 18 (54)
Auxiliary nurses 15 (46)
Age (years) (n, %)  
< 34 10 (30)
35–44 3 (10)
45–54 5 (15)
55–64 10 (30)
> 65 5 (15)
Highest educational degree/diploma (n, %)  
Nursing Bachelor of Science/Diploma 14 (43)
Postgraduate nursing program 5 (15)
Nursing auxiliary program 12 (36)
Postgraduate nursing auxiliary program 2 (6)
Full time equivalent work (FTE) (n, %)  
100% 5 (16)
50–90% 24 (77)
40–49% 2 (7)
Working experience in nursing (years) (n, %)  
< 4 years 1 (3)
1–5 7 (21)
≥6 25 (76)
Working experience in stroke rehabilitation (years) (n, %)  
0–2 6 (19)
3–10 13 (42)
>10 12 (3)
Nursing stroke rehabilitation courses attended (n, %)  
Mobility/self-care 19 (58)
Psychological care 13 (39)
Patient education 12 (36)
Falls 12 (36)
Pain 15 (45)
Other 2 (6)
  1. aThere is lack of responses on all items, varying between 2 and 4