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Table 1 Frequency distribution of nurses’ socio-demographic variables (N = 222)

From: Nurses’ attitude and perceived barriers to pressure ulcer prevention

Variables N (%)
Sex
• Male 77 (34.7)
• Female 145 (65.3)
Age (M = 29, SD = 6.65,max = 61,min = 20)
• 20–29 years 148 (66.7)
• 30–39 years 49 (22)
• > = 40 years 25 (11.3)
Level of education
• Diploma in nursing 58 (26)
• Degree in nursing 140 (63)
• Masters in nursing 24 (11)
Working experience (max = 41, min = 1)
• 1–4 years 115 (51.8)
• 5–10 years 55 (24.8)
• Above 10 years 52 (23.4)
Where you received training on PU prevention?
• In-service 16 (7.2)
• Course 37 (16.7)
• Conference 2 (0.9)
• Workshop 19 (8.5)
• Never 148 (66.7)
Have you read researchs about pressure ulcers?
• Yes 31 (14)
• No 191 (86)