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Table 1 Available working time (AWT) of registered nurses and licensed practical nurses in 2017, 2018 and 2019

From: Assessment of staffing needs for registered nurses and licensed practical nurses at primary care units in Brazil using Workload Indicators of Staffing Need (WISN) method

Unit Professional category Absent days due to holidays in the year Working days in vacations Days on leave
2017 2018 2019 2017 2018 2019 2017 2018 2019
PCU A RN 17 13.5 15.5 14 25 17 6.6 8 2.6
LPN 17 13.5 15.5 15.2 23.7 13.1 7.4 14.4 6.3
PCU B RN 17 13.5 15.5 10.6 17.6 16.2 2 5.2 3
LPN 17 13.5 15.5 18.7 33 18.8 2.4 3.6 6.3
PCU C RN 17 13.5 15.5 13.1 23.8 9.4 3.9 5.8 1
LPN 17 13.5 15.5 18 42.6 13.4 4.4 2.3 5.1
PCU D RN 17 13.5 15.5 15.3 24.2 16.3 1 0 2.8
LPN 17 13.5 15.5 15.3 31.3 15.8 2.1 4.2 0.9
PCU E RN 17 13.5 15.5 20.9 36.7 28.6 3.6 1.5 0.6
LPN 17 13.5 15.5 19.9 30.2 24 2.9 5.4 1.4
PCU F RN 17 13.5 15.5 12.8 29.1 12.5 4.2 4.5 2.6
LPN 17 13.5 15.5 16.8 29.9 13.2 3.9 5.5 4.4
PCU G RN 17 13.5 15.5 11.2 29.2 14.4 7.4 0.4 6.6
LPN 17 13.5 15.5 23.3 32.3 22 2.5 4.8 17
PCU H RN 17 13.5 15.5 20.8 22 18.5 6.2 7.3 12.3
LPN 17 13.5 15.5 18.5 31.1 12.3 3 4 1.1
PCU I RN 17 13.5 15.5 11.8 28.1 19.2 2.2 5.5 3.7
LPN 17 13.5 15.5 17.1 26.5 10.5 2.4 4.2 9.3
PCU J RN 17 13.5 15.5 17.4 21.5 15.7 4 0.6 1.3
LPN 17 13.5 15.5 14.6 22.9 14.9 4.9 3.8 5.6
PCU L RN 17 13.5 15.5 16.8 34 15.3 4.5 5 4.2
LPN 17 13.5 15.5 15.4 28.3 12.3 3.7 3.1 4.4
PCU M RN 17 13.5 15.5 16.7 30.2 23.4 2.7 2.5 40.4
LPN 17 13.5 15.5 15.3 22.9 35.4 2.9 2.2 3.6
PCU N RN 17 13.5 15.5 10.6 18.5 14.1 3.6 0 0
LPN 17 13.5 15.5 20.3 26.9 11.4 1.1 5.6 5.7
Unit Professional category Absent days due to other leaves in the year Working hours/day AWT
2017 2018 2019 2017 2018 2019 2017 2018 2019
PCU A RN 6 4.5 9.2 8 8 8 1732 1672 1726
LPN 3.6 2.7 8.2 8 8 8 1734 1646 1735
PCU B RN 4.4 8.2 22 8 8 8 1808 1724 1626
LPN 5.1 7.1 10.1 8 8 8 1735 1622 1675
PCU C RN 4.8 6.3 15.8 8 8 8 1770 1685 1746
LPN 5.3 5.7 7.1 8 8 8 1723 1567 1752
PCU D RN 4.5 8.2 17 8 8 8 1778 1713 1668
LPN 6.1 8.3 7.4 8 8 8 1756 1622 1764
PCU E RN 8.1 6 21.3 8 8 8 1684 1618 1553
LPN 6.6 6.7 28 8 8 8 1709 1634 1528
PCU F RN 5.9 5.7 17.4 8 8 8 1761 1658 1696
LPN 4.8 4.6 8.8 8 8 8 1740 1652 1745
PCU G RN 5.6 6.2 14 8 8 8 1751 1686 1676
LPN 4.7 7.4 10.5 8 8 8 1700 1616 1560
PCU H RN 5.1 6.3 9.1 8 8 8 1687 1687 1637
LPN 5.9 4.8 5.6 8 8 8 1725 1653 1804
PCU I RN 6.9 5.2 22.8 8 8 8 1777 1662 1591
LPN 5.1 5.1 11.7 8 8 8 1747 1686 1705
PCU J RN 3 14.2 12.8 8 8 8 1749 1682 1718
LPN 3.5 6.4 15.8 8 8 8 1760 1707 1665
PCU L RN 7.9 7.4 19.5 8 8 8 1710 1601 1644
LPN 5.6 7.8 9 8 8 8 1747 1658 1751
PCU M RN 5.4 2.9 5.4 8 8 8 1745 1687 1402
LPN 3.6 5.5 9.6 8 8 8 1769 1727 1567
PCU N RN 7 13.7 10.2 8 8 8 1775 1714 1761
LPN 4.2 12.9 17.5 8 8 8 1739 1609 1679
  1. RN, registered nurses; LPN, licensed practical nurses. Number of weeks in the year = 52. Number of working days in the week = 5