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Table 2 Sample characteristics

From: Nurses’ self-efficacy and practices relating to weight management of adult patients: a path analysis

Characteristics a n(%)
Gender  
  Female 354 (88.7)
Ethnicity  
  White 220 (56.4)
  Asian and mixed Asian 69 (17.7)
  Black and mixed Black 101 (25.9)
Education level  
  Diploma of higher education or less 148 (40.0)
  Bachelor degree 163 (44.1)
  Master or higher 59 (15.9)
Specialties  
  Surgery 73 (20.2)
  Medical 160 (44.2)
  Others 129 (35.6)
Work place  
  Hospital 320 (88.6)
  Community 41 (11.4)
Previous training in weight management (yes) 64 (16.0)
  n (M ± SD)
Age 399 (36.25 ± 8.85)
Years in practice 399 (10.12 ± 7.93)
BMI 399 (24.97 ± 4.78)
  1. aTotal numbers may not add to 399 because not all respondents completed all items.