Table 1

Descriptive statistics of the sample (n=220)

Demographical variableFrequency, n (%)
Gender
 Women181 (86.6)
 Men28 (13.4)
 Missing11
Position
 Nurse (LVN, RN)163 (77.6)
 Patient care assistant13 (6.2)
 Manager (eg, clinic manager)9 (4.3)
 Clinical support (CMA, EMT, nurses aide)8 (3.8)
 Nurse manager/charge nurse6 (2.9)
 Therapist (RT, PT, OT, speech)5 (2.4)
 Admin support (clerk, secretary, receptionist)4 (2.0)
 Physician assistant/nurse practitioner1 (0.4)
 Technologist/technician (eg, surgical, laboratory, radiology)1 (0.4%)
 Missing10
Years in specialty
 5–10 years61 (28.8)
 11–20 years43 (20.3)
 3–4 years36 (17.0)
 21 years or more31 (14.6)
 1–2 years25 (11.8)
 6–11 months11 (5.2)
 <6 months5 (2.3)
 Missing8
Hours per pay period
 >70 h each pay period169 (79.0)
 40–70 h each pay period37 (17.3)
 <40 h each pay period8 (3.7)
 Missing6
  • CMA, certified medical assistant; EMT, emergency medical technician; LVN, licensed vocational nurse; OT, occupational therapist; PT, physical therapy; RN, registered nurse; RT, respiratory therapy.