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Table 2 Intentions and nursing at 18 months and 3 years

From: Is satisfaction a direct predictor of nursing turnover? Modelling the relationship between satisfaction, expressed intention and behaviour in a longitudinal cohort study

   18 months 3 years
   Not nursing Nursing Not nursing Nursing
  Likelihood of nursing No. % No. % No. % No. %
At qualification looking ahead to:          
6 months Unlikely/Uncertain 17 26 48 74 16 35 30 65
  Likely 161 9 1679 91 193 13 1300 87
18 months Unlikely/Uncertain 28 31 63 69 25 37 42 63
  Likely 150 8 1667 92 184 12 1289 88
3 years Unlikely/Uncertain      45 27 122 73
  Likely      165 12 1209 88
At 6 months looking ahead to:          
18 months Unlikely/Uncertain 38 33 77 67 28 33 56 67
  Likely 137 8 1663 92 182 12 1281 88
3 years Unlikely/Uncertain      44 27 119 73
  Likely      165 12 1217 88
At 18 months looking ahead to:          
3 years Unlikely/Uncertain      64 39 100 61
  Likely      148 11 1260 89