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Table 2

Mean of PTSD score in terms of nurses’ demographic and professional characteristics.

Variables No. PTSD score (mean) SD P-value
Gender Male 50 82.96 14.63 0.698
Female 81 82.08 10.95

Duration of employment 1-5 Years 64 87 9.57 0.659
5-10 Years 36 82.69 15.07
10-20 Years 21 82 16.64
Above 20 Years 10 75.07 8.19

Marital status Married 84 85.33 13.44 0.195
Single 39 79.35 10.54
Other 8 89.25 7.49

Educational level Bachelor’s 122 82.08 12.57 0.254
Master’s 9 87 9.88

Direct contact with the patient With Direct Contact 96 78.02 13.32 0.545
Without Direct Contact 35 83.51 9.69

Experience of traumatic events Yes 111 83 12.9 0.210
No 20 79.20 8.72

Interest in the job Low 24 83 9.39 0.942
Moderate 66 82.51 13.52
High 41 81.92 12.43

Regular weekly exercise Never 43 80.62 10.86 0.480
Very Low 37 83.40 9.83
Low 15 79.40 20.96
Average 22 78.09 11.73
Regular 14 79.92 12.66

Working shift Night 62 82.20 13.13 0.855
Day 69 82.60 11.87

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