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Table 2 Mean and Standard Deviation (SD) of nurses’ knowledge score by categories

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

Knowledge Categories Mean ± SD Mean per item ± SD
Etiology and development (Items number1–6) 1.67 ± 1.10 0.27 ± 0.18
Classification and observations (Items number7–11) 2.12 ± 1.14 0.42 ± 0.22
Risk assessment (Items number 12–13) 0.90 ± 0.62 0.45 ± 0.31
Nutrition (Item number 14) 2.65 ± 0.87 2.65 ± 0.87
Preventive measures to reduce amount of pressure (Items number 15–21) 2.48 ± 1.32 0.35 ± 0.18
Preventive measures to reduce duration of pressure (Items number 22–26) 1.49 ± 0.92 0.29 ± 0.18
Total score 11.31 ± 5.97 0.43 ± 0.22