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Table 4 Profiles of nurses’ workplace experience by work characteristics

From: A cross-sectional study on workplace experience: a survey of nurses in Quebec, Canada

    Profile
In distress In moderately positive situations In positive situations Total
(n = 231) (n = 446) (n = 214) (n = 891)
Years of experience Less than 1 year (n = 55) % Row 34.5 45.5 20.0 100.0
  % Column 8.2 5.6 5.1 6.2
1–5 years (n = 215) % Row 27.9 52.6 19.5 100.0
  % Column 26.0 25.3 19.6 24.1
6–10 years (n = 149) % Row 29.5 43.6 26.8 100.0
  % Column 19.0 14.6 18.7 16.7
11–20 years (n = 245) % Row 21.2 50.6 28.2 100.0
  % Column 22.5 27.8 32.2 27.5
21–30 years (n = 133) % Row 27.8 47.4 24.8 100.0
  % Column 16.0 14.1 15.4 14.9
31 years or more (n = 94) % Row 20.2 59.6 20.2 100.0
  % Column 8.2 12.6 8.9 10.5
Practice setting Physical health care (n = 363) % Row 28.1 50.4 21.5 100.0
  % Column 44.2 41.0 36.4 40.7
Mental health care (n = 101) % Row 25.7 49.5 24.8 100.0
  % Column 11.3 11.2 11.7 11.3
Critical care (n = 189)* % Row 28.6 54.5 16.9 100.0
  % Column 23.4 23.1 15.0 21.2
Primary care (n = 238)* % Row 20.6 46.2 33.2 100.0
  % Column 21.2 24.7 36.9 26.7
Shift Day (n = 533)* % Row 22.0 50.7 27.4 100.0
  % Column 50.6 60.5 68.2 59.8
Evening (n = 164) % Row 31.1 48.2 20.7 100.0
  % Column 22.1 17.7 15.9 18.4
Night (n = 103)* % Row 33.0 52.4 14.6 100.0
  % Column 14.7 12.1 7.0 11.6
Rotation (n = 91) % Row 31.9 47.3 20.9 100.0
  % Column 12.6 9.6 8.9 10.2
  1. *significant difference between profiles of work experience (p ≤ .05)