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Table 1

Demographic characteristics of emergency nurses.

Demographic Information Frequency Percentage
yaer (age) 20-30 54 41.2
31-40 48 36.6
41-50 24 18.3
51-60 5 3.8

Educational level Bachelor 122 93.1
Master 9 6.9

Marital status Single 39 64.1
Married 84 29.8
Other 8 6.1

Gender Male 50 38.2
Female 81 61.8

Duration of employment 1-5 years 46 48.9
5-10 years 36 27.5
10-20 years 21 16
Above 20 years 10 7.6

Working hours per month Less than 100 12 12.2
100-150 9 6.9
150-200 60 45.8
More than 200 46 35.1

Nurse to patient ratio 1:5 84 64.1
1:8 27 20.6
1:10 12 9.2
1:15 6 4.6
1:20 2 1.5

Direct contact with the patient Yes 111 84.7
No 20 15.3

Experience of traumatic events Yes 96 73.3
No 35 26.7

Interest in the job Low 24 18.3
Average 66 50.4
High 41 31.3

Working shift Night 62 47.3
Day 69 52.7

Regular weekly exercise Never 43 32.8
Very low 37 28.2
Low 15 11.5
Average 22 16.8
Regular 14 10.7
Professional 0 0