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Table 1 The characteristics of study participants (n = 270)

From: Happiness, quality of working life, and job satisfaction among nurses working in emergency departments in Iran

  Number (%)
Gender  
Female 155(57.4)
Male 115(42.6)
Marital status  
Married 136(50.4)
Single 134(49.6)
Age group  
22–32 191(70.7)
33–43 64(23.7)
44–55 15(5.6)
Education  
Practical nurse 19(7.0)
Bachelor degree 229(84.8)
Master degree 22(8.1)
Economic status  
Poor 58(21.5)
Intermediate 203(75.2)
Good 9(3.3)
Work shift  
Morning shift 38(14.1)
Evening shift 5(1.9)
Night shift 20(7.4)
Rotation shift 207(76.7)
Employment status  
Fixed term 201(74.4)
Permanent 69(25.6)
Work experience  
1–10 years 217(80.4)
11–20 years 42(15.6)
20–30 years 11(4.1)