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Table 1 Demographic data for round one and round two participants

From: Nurse-identified patient care and health services research priorities in the United Arab Emirates: a Delphi study

  n (%)
Round one (n = 1032)
 Gender Female 838 (81.2)
Male 127 (12.3)
Missing 67 (6.4)
 Emirate Ajman 83 (8.0)
Sharjah 468 (45.3)
Dubai 236 (22.9)
Abu Dhabi 245 (23.7)
Fujairah 0 (0.0)
 Clinical Setting General nursing 241 (23.4)
Pediatric ward or setting 182 (17.6)
Emergency department 142 (13.8)
Operating theatre 125 (12.1)
Maternity and labor ward 134 (13.0)
Adult critical care units 169 (16.4)
Long-term care facility (geriatric) 31 (3.0)
No answer 8 (0.7)
 Grade Staff nurse 672 (65.1)
Charge nurse 209 (20.3)
Nurse educator 54 (5.2)
Nurse administrator 22 (2.1)
Other 17 (1.6)
No answer 58 (5.6)
 Qualification Diploma 514 (49.8)
Bachelor’s 421 (40.8)
Post graduate diploma 45 (4.4)
Master’s 43 (4.2)
No answer 9 (0.8)
 Experience 1–2 years 124 (12.1)
2–5 years 158 (15.3)
5–10 years 330 (32.0)
More than 10 years 323 (31.3)
No answer 97 (9.4)
Round two (n = 1339)
 Emirate Ajman 303 (22.6)
Sharjah 415 (31.0)
Dubai 277 (20.7)
Abu Dhabi 202 (15)
Fujairah 142 (10.6)
 Clinical Setting General nursing 223 (16.7)
Pediatric ward or setting 267 (19.9)
Emergency department 175 (13.1)
Operating theatre 160 (11.9)
Maternity and labor ward 176 (13.1)
Adult critical care units 308 (23.0)
Long-term care facility (geriatric) 30 (2.2)