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Table 1 Nurses’ socio-demographic and career attributes

From: Resilience and burnout status among nurses working in oncology

Socio-demographic characteristics Number %
Sex
 Female 126 90
 Male 14 10
Age groups (years)
 19–27 23 16.2
 28–35 55 39.4
 36–44 49 35
 45–53 13 9.4
Marital status
 Married 85 59.3
 Single 55 40.7
Education status
 High school graduate 21 15
 Associate’s degree 27 19.3
 Bachelor’s degree 84 60
 Higher education graduate 8 5.7
Family type
 Nuclear 126 90
 Extended 11 7.9
 Divorced 3 2.1
Any children
 Yes 78 56.1
 No 62 43.9
Dependents
 Yes 73 52.5
 No 67 47.5
People taken care of
 Child 45 61.6
 Parents 21 28.8
 Sibling 7 9.6
Number of children
 1 34 46.6
 2 35 48
 3 or more 4 5.4
Career attributes Number %
Number of years in the field (years)
 1–8 56 40
 9–16 44 31.4
 17–24 31 22.2
 25–33 9 6.4
Number of years working in oncology Mean ± SD 3.70 ± 3.69  
Clinic stationed at
 Oncology day treatment 68 48.6
 Oncology/medical oncology clinic 48 34.3
 Hematology clinic 12 8.6
 Bone marrow transplantation clinic 6 4.3
 Palliative care clinic 2 1.4
 Internal medicine clinic 2 1.4
 Hematology day treatment 2 1.4
Duty at current clinic
 Clinical nurse 84 60
 Chief nurse 40 28.5
 Policlinic nurse 16 11.5
Working hours at the current clinic
 8–16 77 55
 8–16 or 16–24 36 25.7
 16–08 or 16–24 18 12.9
 16–24 or 24–08 9 6.4
Previous clinics of practice
 Oncology/hematology clinics 91 34.9
 Internal medicine clinics 68 26.1
 Surgical clinics 47 18
 Intensive care clinics 32 12.2
 Pediatric clinics 16 6.1
 Gynecology clinics 7 2.7