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Table 2 Perception about nursing care provided by male nurses

From: “I prefer a male nurse to a female nurse”: patients’ preference for, and satisfaction with nursing care provided by male nurses at the Komfo Anokye teaching hospital

Variables Gender N = 150 Mean Rank p-value
Attended to by a male nurse Male 96 67.19 0.001*
Female 54 90.28  
Professional about their duties Male 96 75.75 0.916
Female 54 75.06  
Cooperation with the duties of the male nurse Male 96 75.65 0.944
Female 54 75.24  
Polite and courteous Male 96 70.16 0.019*
Female 54 85.00  
Skilful manner Male 96 73.79 0.480
Female 54 78.54  
Friendly atmosphere Male 96 75.31 0.935
Female 54 75.83  
Comfortable Male 96 70.42 0.029*
Female 54 84.54  
  1. *Statistically significant at p < 0.05