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Table 1 Characters of the study sample according to employment sector. Electronic health record (EHR) usability factors include reliability, user-friendliness, impact on quality of service and support for cooperation. Registered nurses informatics competence factors enclose classification (of Finnish Care Classification system), and electronic care, documentation and ethics

From: Experienced time pressure and stress: electronic health records usability and information technology competence play a role

Employment sector
  Total n (%) Hospital n (%) Primary care n (%) Private n (%) Social care n (%) Other n (%) p*
Education of registered nurses
 Intermediate school 1200 (34.9) 647 (35.0) 284 (34.7) 78 (39.6) 170 (35.1) 21 (23.6) < 0.001
 University of applied sciences 1806 (52.5) 934 (50.6) 470 (57.4) 90 (45.7) 265 (54.6) 47 (52.8)  
 Additional education at a university of applied sciences or a university 431 (12.5) 266 (14.4) 65 (7.9) 29 (14.7) 50 (10.3) 21 (23.6)  
Sex
 Women 3233 (94.9) 1724 (94.1) 784 (97.0) 188 (94.5) 461 (96.0) 76 (86.4) < 0.001
 Men 174 (5.1) 108 (5.9) 24 (3.0) 11 (5.5) 19 (4.0) 12 (13.6)  
Mean (SD)
 Age 46.2 (10.99) 45.7 (11.23) 47.0 (10.71) 47.5 (9.97) 46.6 (10.71) 45.8 (11.93)  
 Time pressurea 3.79 (0.99) 3.80 (0.98) 3.87 (0.98) 3.55 (0.96) 3.81 (0.98) 3.29 (1.17)  
 Psychological distress b 2.02 (0.71) 2.00 (0.71) 2.00 (0.73) 2.07 (0.75) 2.09 (0.72) 1.92 (0.75)  
EHR usability in terms of a
 Reliability 2.85 (0.92) 2.76 (0.90) 2.80 (0.91) 3.14 (0.90) 3.17 (0.93) 2.92 (0.95)  
 User-friendliness 3.03 (0.71) 2.97 (0.69) 3.05 (0.70) 3.15 (0.76) 3.20 (0.73) 2.93 (0.76)  
 Impact on quality of service 3.20 (0.78) 3.18 (0.77) 3.16 (0.79) 3.27 (0.82) 3.34 (0.75) 3.31 (0.85)  
 Support for cooperation 3.06 (0.75) 3.04 (0.72) 3.10 (0.76) 3.01 (0.99) 3.07 (0.80) 3.19 (0.73)  
Competence related to a
 Classification 3.94 (0.96) 3.93 (0.97) 3.96 (0.92) 3.76 (0.99) 3.99 (0.96) 3.66 (1.24)  
 e-Care 3.61 (0.89) 3.52 (0.89) 3.68 (0.86) 3.67 (0.90) 3.76 (0.90) 4.00 (0.70)  
 e-Documentation 4.19 (0.70) 4.21 (0.68) 4.15 (0.71) 4.17 (0.73) 4.22 (0.72) 4.09 (0.77)  
 e-Ethics 4.39 (0.64) 4.38 (0.65) 4.39 (0.61) 4.36 (0.65) 4.42 (0.64) 4.57 (0.53)  
  1. aRange 1–5; bRange 1–4