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Table 2 Participants’ profile

From: Factors that influence transition to advanced roles by RN to BSN nurses, in three selected hospitals of Central-Uganda

Variables n (%)
Gender
 Male 13 (25.5)
 Female 38 (74.5)
Age 35.27 ± 5.388a
 18 – 27 Yrs. 1 (2.1)
 28 –37 Yrs. 30 (62.5)
 38 – 47 Yrs. 16 (33.3)
 ≥ 48 Years 1 (2.1)
Previous Training before BSN
 Nurse (Single Trained) 38 (74.5)
 Midwife (Single Trained) 5 (9.8)
 Nurse-Midwife (Double Trained) 8 (15.7)
Previous RN Experience 7.63 ± 3.85a
 0 – 5 Yrs 20 (39.2)
 6 – 10 Yrs 21 (41.2)
 > 10 Yrs 10 (19.6)
Working Experience after BSN 2.89 ± 1.98a
 6 months-5 Yrs. 28 (54.9)
 6 – 10 Yrs. 16 (31.4)
 > 10 Yrs. 7 (13.7)
Current Unit of Work
 Pediatrics 9 (17.6)
 Obstetrics 4 (7.8)
 Medical 10 (19.6)
 Surgery 15 (29.4)
 Psychiatry 1 (2)
 Special Clinics (Heart, ICU, Cancer) 10 (19.6)
 Any Other 2 (3.9)
Same Unit of Work before and after BSN
 Yes 34 (66.7)
 No 17 (33.3)
Managerial Role (after BSN)
 Yes 20 (42.6)
 No 27 (57.4)
  1. Note. aMean ± standard deviation