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Table 4 Students’ perceptions of the characteristics required of hospital nurses vs. community nurses

From: A cross-sectional study on preferred employment settings of final-year nursing students in Israel

Characteristics Hospital nurses Community nurses
Number of respondents 43 39
Autonomous and individual work, using her own judgment 25 (58.1%) 35 (89.7%)
Patience 18 (41.9%) 20 (51.3%)
Team work and acceptance of authority 30 (69.8%) 22 (56.4%)
Good communication capabilities with family members 37 (86.1%) 30 (76.9%)