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Table 1 Demographic data of the participants

From: National survey focusing on the crucial information needs of intensive care charge nurses and intensivists: same goal, different demands

  Charge nurses Intensivists
n 257 96
Sex
Male 38 (15%) 49 (51%)
Female 219 (85%) 47 (49%)
Age, years
Min, max 25, 61 29, 63
Mean, SD 43, 8.6 43, 7.3
Not reported 1  
Age groups
25–34 20% 10%
35–44 39% 46%
45–54 32% 36%
55–63 9% 8%
Experience in ICU years
Min, max 1, 35 0, 30
Mean, SD 15, 7.9 10, 6.6
Not reported   2
Shift leader’s duties
More than once a week 23.3% 29.2%
On average one a week 26.4% 22.9%
2–3 times a month 28.3% 33.3%
Less often 22.0% 14.6%
  1. Min – Minimum; Max – Maximum; SD - standard deviation.