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Table 4 Demographic variables association

From: Nurses’ knowledge to pressure ulcer prevention in public hospitals in Wollega: a cross-sectional study design

Variables Frequency Percentage p-value
Gender 0.00a
 Male 131 61.8
 Female 81 38.2
Age (years) 0.60
 20–25 34 16
 26–30 45 21.2
 31–35 110 51.9
 36–40 14 6.6
  > 40 9 4.2
Current education level 0.72
 Diploma 148 69.8
 Bachelor of science 64 30.2
Clinical experience in nursing (years) 0.20
  < 2 5 2.4
 2–4 39 18.4
 5–10 151 71.2
 11–15 12 5.7
  > =16 5 2.4
Source of education about PU 0.33
 University/College 105 49.5
 Workplace 51 24.1
 Conference/workshop 2 9
 Articles 3 1.4
 Never 51 24.1
Read research studies/articles about PU? 0.00a
 Yes 56 26.4
 No 156 73.6
Last attend training about PU 0.03a
 Yes 92 34.9
 No 138 65.1
  1. aindicates significant difference between variables
  2. PU Pressure ulcer
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