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Table 1 Demographic characteristics of the nurses (N = 212)

From: Nurses’ knowledge to pressure ulcer prevention in public hospitals in Wollega: a cross-sectional study design

Variables Frequency Percentage
Gender
 Male 131 61.8
 Female 81 38.2
Age (years)
 20–25 34 16
 26–30 45 21.2
 31–35 110 51.9
 36–40 14 6.6
  > 40 9 4.2
Current education level
 Diploma 148 69.8
 Bachelor of science 64 30.2
Clinical experience in nursing (years)
  < 2 5 2.4
 2–4 39 18.4
 5–10 151 71.2
 11–15 12 5.7
  > =16 5 2.4
Source of education about PU
 University/College 105 49.5
 Workplace 51 24.1
 Conference/workshop 2 9
 Articles 3 1.4
 Never 51 24.1
Read researches /articles about PU
 Yes 56 26.4
 No 156 73.6
Last attend training about PU
 Yes 92 34.9
 No 138 65.1