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Table 1 Characteristics of nursing students and faculty

From: Nursing faculty academic incivility: perceptions of nursing students and faculty

Participants Characteristic Category Frequency (%)
Nursing faculty (n = 40) Age in years
(Mean = 36.16, SD = 9.77)
18–21 3 (7)
22–30 10 (23.2)
> 30 30 (69.8)
Gender Male 9 (28.1)
Female 23 (71.9)
Academic Qualification Bachelors 6 (15)
Masters 24 (60)
Doctorate 10 (25)
Number of years as a nurse educator
(Mean = 11.56; SD = 8.34)
< 5 8 (22.2)
6–15 21 (58.3)
16–25 4 (11.2)
26–30 3 (8.3)
Average number of students in a theory class
(Mean = 35.31; SD = 20.629)
< 20 7 (17.1)
21–40 10 (24.4)
41–60 8 (19.5)
> 60 16 (39)
Level of nursing courses in the BSN Program commonly taught Third level 10 (37)
Fourth level 12 (44.4)
All levels 5 (18.5)
Nursing students (n = 155) Age in years
(Mean = 22.19; SD = 3.59)
18–21 118 (71.1)
22–30 32 (19.3)
>31 16 (9.6)
Gender Male 43 (33.3)
Female 86 (66.7)
Cumulative grade point average (self-reported) 0–2 4 (2.5)
2.1–4 158 (97.5)
Year of study in the BSN program Two 23 (18.4)
Three 69 (55.2)
Four 33 (26.4)
Has a family member who is a nurse Yes 77 (50.3)
No 76 (49.7)
Has a family member who is a doctor or any other health profession Yes 47 (30.3)
No 108 (69.7)