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Table 2 Sample Demographics (N = 1467)

From: Nurses' perceived barriers to the implementation of a Fall Prevention Clinical Practice Guideline in Singapore hospitals

Variables N (%) Mean (SD)
Gender   
   Male 30 (2.0)  
   Female 1437 (98.0)  
Age (years)   29.52 (8.57)
Experience Nurse (years)   7.57 (8.34)
Practice Setting   
   Medical 853 (58.2)  
   Surgical 366 (25.0)  
   Geriatrics 103 (7.0)  
   Mixed-discipline 144 (9.8)  
Highest Qualification   
   Certificate in Nursing 300 (20.4)  
   Diploma in Nursing 662 (45.1)  
   Advanced Diploma in Nursing 109 (7.4)  
   Degree in Nursing 364 (24.8)  
   Masters in Nursing 7 (0.5)  
   Others 25 (1.7)  
Current Position   
   Enrolled Nurse 402 (27.4)  
   Midwife 5 (0.3)  
   Staff Nurse 781 (53.2)  
   Senior Staff Nurse 197 (13.4)  
   Nurse Manager 44 (3.0)  
   Nurse Clinician 21 (1.4)  
   Senior Nurse Manager 5 (0.3)  
   Others 12 (0.8)  
Research Experience   
   Yes 502 (34.2)  
   No 965 (65.8)  
Types of Research Experience   
   Undertaken research as part of Diploma/Advanced Diploma programme 320 (46.6)  
   Undertaken research as part of Degree/Masters programme 153 (22.3)  
   Undertaken research as a Principal Investigator 14 (2.0)  
   Undertaken research as a Collaborator 27 (3.9)  
   Data collection for someone else's research project 81 (11.8)  
   Journal club participation 30 (4.4)  
   Undertaken education/courses in research 61 (8.9)