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Table 1 Characteristics of nurses involved in TASSH training

From: Training nurses in task-shifting strategies for the management and control of hypertension in Ghana: a mixed-methods study

Characteristics Number Mean (SD) Percent
Age 44 30.55 (6.68) --
Female 56 -- 87.5
CHN 28 -- 43.8
EN 35 -- 54.7
Years out of school 46 5.96 (6.82) --
Years of work experience 60 4.44 (5.33) --
Employed at urban site 32 -- 50
Employed at rural site 32 -- 50
Health care facilities’ annual patient load 32 49404 (50262.49) --
Pre-test score 52 11.65 (3.96) --
Post-test score 47 17.09 (1.28) --
Score change 39 5.97 (4.34) --
aProficiency at pre-test 52 -- 26.9
aProficiency at post-test 47 -- 95.7
  1. aPercent of nurses with 80% score or more on the hypertension Assessment