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Table 1 Demographic characteristics of nurses at Kenyatta National Hospital’s Accident and Emergency Department

From: Suicide prevention by emergency nurses: perceived self-efficacy in assessment, management and referral at Kenyatta National Hospital in Kenya

Demographic information N (%) Total self-efficacy composite score Fischer’s exact test–P value (set alpha level of 0.05)
Gender
 Female 37 (57.8) 0.766
 Male 26 (40.6)
 Unknown (missing) 1 (1.6)
Age (years)
 ≤ 25 33 (58.9) 0.109
 ≥ 26 23 (41.1)
Highest level of education
 Secondary 15 (24.2) 0.438
 College Diploma 3 (4.8)
 Undergraduate 42 (67.7)
 Masters 2 (3.2)
Occupation
 Unemployed 35 (55.6) 0.438
 Employed 26 (41.3)
 Self-employed 2 (3.2)
Income
 0–9999 36 (57.1) 0.5
 10,000–19,999 1 (1.6)
 20,000–29,999 1 (1.6)
 30,000–39,999 6 (9.5)
 40,000 and above 19 (30.2)