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Table 1 Participants characteristics (N = 996)

From: Changes in professional commitment of undergraduate nurse students before and after internship: a longitudinal study

Demographics Characteristic Frequency (%)
Gender, female 955 (95.9)
Only child in the family
 Yes 199 (20.0)
 No 797 (80.0)
Family address
 Country 506 (50.8)
 Town 185 (18.6)
 City 305 (30.6)
Family economy
 Poor 339 (34.0)
 Moderate 412 (41.4)
 Rich 245 (24.6)
Being awarded scholarship
 Yes 410 (41.2)
 No 586 (58.8)
Class leader
 Yes 494 (49.6)
 No 502 (50.4)
Course arrangement
 Dissatisfied 4 (0.4)
 Not very satisfied 108 (10.8)
 Quite satisfied 584 (58.6)
 Satisfied 300 (30.1)
Interest in nursing
 Yes 727 (73.0)
 No 269 (27.0)
Feeling for being a nurse
 Not good 56 (5.6)
 No feelings 103 (10.3)
 Good 837 (84.0)
Practical hospital meet expectation
 Yes 747 (75.0)
 No 249 (25.0)
Satisfied for clinical internship
 Dissatisfied 8 (0.8)
 Less satisfied 92 (9.2)
 More satisfied 515 (51.7)
 Satisfied 381 (38.3)