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Table 1 Nurse sociodemographic characteristics by data collection time point

From: Effects of an educational intervention to strengthen humanistic practice on haemodialysis nurses’ caring attitudes and behaviours and quality of working life: a cluster randomised controlled trial

  T0 – pre-intervention T1 – post intervention T2–6-month follow-up T3–12-month follow-up
Gender, n (%)
Male 14 (14.1) 12 (12.9) 10 (12.1) 5 (7.0)
Female 85 (85.9) 81 (87.1) 73 (87.9) 66 (93.0)
missing 2 3 3 3
Marital status, n (%)
Single 16 (16.1) 15 (16.3) 19 (23.8) 13 (17.6)
Married 53 (53.5) 48 (52.2) 44 (55.0) 39 (52.7)
Widow 2 (2.0) 2 (2.2) 1 (1.3) 2 (2.7)
Separated 10 (10.1) 9 (9.8) 8 (10.0) 6 (8.1)
De facto 16 (16.2) 16 (17.3) 5 (6.3) 12 (16.2)
Civil union 2 (2.0) 2 (2.2) 3 (3.8) 2 (2.7)
missing 2 4 6 0
Children, n (%)
Yes 74 (74.7) 68 (73.1) 62 (74.7) 54 (76.1)
No 25 (25.3) 25 (26.9) 21 (25.3) 17 (23.9)
missing 2 3 3 3
Trained in counselling, n (%)
Yes 33 (33.3) 31 (32.2) 27 (32.5) 24 (33.8)
No 66 (66.7) 62 (67.8) 56 (67.5) 47 (66.2)
missing 2 3 3 3
Age, years
Mean 45.3 45.4 46.4 46.5
SD 9.8 9.8 9.5 9.4
missing 3 3 7 6
Nursing experience, years
Mean 21.1 21.1 22.5 22.8
SD 10.9 10.9 10.3 10.2
missing 3 3 3 2
HD nursing experience, years
Mean 12.1 12.1 13.2 13.1
SD 8.3 8.4 8.4 8.3
missing 3 3 3 2