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Table 1 Participants characteristics and the MMD-HP score

From: Translation and validation of the Japanese version of the measure of moral distress for healthcare professionals

  Overall N = 308 Physicians N = 57a Nurses N = 242a p-valueb
Age, years 32.6 (8.4) 36.3 (7.7) 31.7 (8.4)  < 0.001
Male, female 85 (27.6) 223 (72.4) 48 (84.0) 9 (16.0) 30 (12.0) 212 (88.0)  < 0.001
Department/Ward        0.241
 Medical 73 (24.5) 18 (31.6) 55 (23.0)  
 Surgical 98 (32.9) 14 (24.6) 83 (34.7)  
 Critical/Emergency 127 (42.6) 25 (43.9) 101 (42.3)  
Clinical experiences, years 8.9 (7.4) 10.0 (5.9) 8.6 (7.6) 0.276
MMD-HP score 98.2 (59.9) 104.0 (63.4) 97.2 (59.3) 0.444
  1. a9 participants did not answer their occupation
  2. bp-value of the test for the difference between physicians and nurses