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Table 1 Characteristics of nursing staff in the care settings and in total (N = 474).

From: Communication, advice exchange and job satisfaction of nursing staff: a social network analyses of 35 long-term care units

  Psychogeriatric
units in nursing
homes (N = 246)
Psychogeriatric
units in residential
homes (N = 141)
Group projects in
residential homes
(N = 87)
Total
(N = 474)
Age (mean and sd*) 37.5 (10.0) 38.9 (11.0) 39.3 (11.8) 38. 2 (10.6)
Women (%) 94.3 96.5 96.5 95.3
Part-time (%) 74.2 82.7 81.4 78.0
Permanent position (%) 87.3 92.9 88.5 89.2
Years on unit
(mean and sd)
5.4 (5.5) 3.8 (4.6) 3.5 (3.7) 4.6 (5.0)
  1. * = standard deviation
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