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Table 2 Distribution of work conditions for the studied nurses

From: Work stress and sleep disturbances among internship nursing students

Work conditions Number Percent
Hospital type Governmental 32 34
Private 63 66
Shifts/week 3 shifts 27 28
4 shifts 41 44
> 4 shifts 27 28
Hours/shift 6 h 2 2
12 h 90 95
24 h 3 3
Night shifts/week 1–2 54 56
3–4 26 27
> 4 15 17
Nurse patient ratio 1 for 1 to 2 37 39
1 for 3 to 4 12 13
1 for > 4 46 48
Payment Acceptable 64 67
Not 31 33
  1. Nursing stress as to total score of ENSS (7.37% severe stress, 58.95% moderate stress, 33.68% mild stress)