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Table 1 Sample 3 Characteristics (n = 707)

From: Validation of the conceptual research utilization scale: an application of the standards for educational and psychological testing in healthcare

Demographic Characteristic n (%)
  Male 34 (4.8%)
Gender Female 668 (94.5%)
  Missing Values 5 (0.7%)
  <20 years 11 (1.6%)
  20-29 years 108 (15.3%)
  30-39 years 126 (17.8%)
Age 40-49 years 212 (30.0%)
  50-59 years 184 (26.0%)
  60-69 years 65 (9.2%)
  >70 years 0 (0%)
  Missing Values 1 (0.1%)
Education Level High School
Missing Values
615 (87.0%)
2 (0.3%)
  HCA Certificate
Missing Values
592 (83.7%)
0
Shift Worked Most of the Time Day Shift 373 (52.8%)
  Evening Shift 226 (32.0%)
  Night Shift 108 (15.3%)
  Missing Values 0
English as a First Language Yes 707 (51.7%)
  No 659 (48.2%)
  Missing Values 1 (0.1%)
   Mean (SD)
Number of Years Worked as a Healthcare Aide 11.8 (9.65)
Number of Years Worked on Unit 4.8 (5.58)
Hours Typically Worked in Two Weeks 65.30 (18.09)