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Table 1 Definition of Variables

From: Professional image of nursing and midwifery in East Africa: an exploratory analysis

Term Definition
Age In years
Gender Male/Female/Others
Profession Nursing/midwifery
License category Registered Nurse (RN), Enrolled Nurse (EN)
Experience In years
Image Image is a summary of how nursing and midwifery profession is perceived by nurse/midwives and other disciplines. It was measured using an image index generated using principal component analysis of the following:
• Professional View of Nurses/midwives
• Impact of Nurses/midwives on others
• Other healthcare professionals’ perceptions of Nursing & Midwifery Professions.
• Nurses and Midwives belief of how the public perceive their professions.