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Table 1 Characteristics of participants with no missing values on the Knowledge about Older Patients-Quiz (n = 1743)

From: Hospital nurses’ knowledge regarding older patients: a multicenter study

Characteristics
 Sex, female, n (%) 1590 (91.5%)
  Missing, n 5 (0.3%)
 Age, mean (SD) 38.7 (12.4)
  Missing, n 122 (7.0%)
Level of high school education (%)
 Preparatory secondary vocational education (4 years) 876 (50.3%)
 Preparatory secondary higher education (5 years) 686 (39.4%)
 Pre-university education (6 years) 108 (6.2%)
  Missing, n 73 (4.2%)
Level of nursing education, n(%)
 Vocational 607 (34.8%)
 Bachelor 611 (35.1%)
 In-service 479 (27.5%)
  Missing, n 46 (2.6%)
Years of experience, mean (SD) 15.81 (12.3)
Missing, n (%) 25 (1.4%)
Type of ward where nurses currently working, n (%)
 Internal medicine 910 (52.2%)
 Surgery specialties 597 (34.3%)
 Combinations ward with internal medicine and surgery specialties 220 (12.6%)
  Unknown 3 (0.2%)
  Different 13 (0.7%)
  Missing, n 0 (0%)