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Table 2 Characteristics of care workers

From: Gaps between the subjective needs of older facility residents and how care workers understand them: a pairwise cross-sectional study

  Care worker
N = 78 (%)
Gender
 Female 49 (63)
 Male 29 (37)
Age
 20–29 years 37 (47)
 30–49 years 31 (40)
 ≥50 years 10 (13)
Length of work
 <5 years 34 (44)
 5–9 years 25 (32)
 ≥10 years 12 (15)
 Unknown 7 (9)
Length of work at the facility
 <5 years 36 (46)
 5–9 years 24 (31)
 ≥10 years 6 (8)
 Unknown 12 (15)
Number of questionnaires for analysis
 One 52 (67)
 Two 19 (24)
 Three 4 (5)
 Four 2 (3)
 Five 1 (1)
  1. No significant differences were found in basic characteristics (age, gender, and years of experience) of care workers by the number of older residents assessed