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Table 1 Background characteristics and clinical experience

From: Clinical learning environment of nursing and midwifery students in Ghana

Characteristic, n (%) Summary values (n = 225)
Programme of study
 BSc. Nursing 150 (66.7)
 BSc. Midwifery 75 (33.3)
Level (year)
 300 (third) 42 (18.7)
 400 (fourth) 183 (81.3)
Title of clinical supervisor
 Nurse 129 (57.3)
 Nurse specialist 8 (3.6)
 Assistant ward manager 16 (7.1)
 Sister/ward manager 40 (17.8)
 Midwife 32 (14.2)
Method of supervision
 Unsuccessful supervision 66 (29.3)
 Team supervision 151 (67.1)
 Successful supervision 8 (3.6)
Frequency of private contact with supervisor
 Not at all 104 (46.2)
 Once or twice during the course 61 (27.1)
 Less than once a week 10 (4.4)
 About once a week 23 (10.2)
 More often 27 (12.0)