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Table 1 Description of respondent characteristics

From: Are the Global Strategic Directions for Strengthening Nursing and Midwifery 2016–2020 being implemented in countries? Findings from a cross-sectional analysis

Characteristic n (%)
Position held
 Chief nurse/midwife 30 (86%)
 Other position 5 (14%)
Gender
 Female 30 (86%)
 Male 5 (14%)
WHO regional representation
 Africa 10 (29%)
 Americas 5 (14%)
 Eastern Mediterranean 2 (6%)
 Europe 11 (31%)
 Southeast Asia 1 (3%)
 *Western Pacific 6 (17%)
Use of the SDNM 2016–2020
 Yes 26 (74%)
 No 9 (26%)
Usefulness of the SDNM 2016–2020
 Useful 23 (88%)
 Uncertain 3 (12%)
 Not useful 0 (0%)
Regional framework on nursing and midwifery
 Available and is implemented 15 (43%)
 Available but not implemented 5 (14%)
 Not available 15 (43%)
  1. *Includes one special administrative region
  2. †Includes only respondents who answered “yes” to having used the SDNM