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Table 1 Demographic characteristics of nurses participated in the study (N = 126)

From: Emergency nurses´ knowledge, attitude and perceived barriers regarding pain Management in Resource-Limited Settings: cross-sectional study

VariableFrequency N (%)
Age in years
  < 2542 (33.3)
 25–2944 (34.9)
 30–3421 (16.7)
  > 3519 (15.1)
Gender
 Male76 (60.3)
 Female50 (39.7)
Educational level
 Certificate49 (38.9)
 Diploma nurses50 (39.7)
 Bachelor of Science in Nursing27 (21.4)
Work Experience as a nurse (months)
  ≤ 2439 (31.0)
 25–4831 (24.6)
 49–7221 (16.7)
 73–9616 (12.7)
  ≥ 9719 (15.1)
Work experience as an Emergency Nurse (months)
  ≤ 1253 (42.1)
 13–3640 (31.7)
 37–6022 (17.5)
  ≥ 6111 (8.7)
Previous training regarding pain management
 Yes40 (31.7)
 No86 (68.3)