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Table 1 Socio-demographic characteristics of students and nurses

From: Needs assessment study of rare diseases education for nurses and nursing students in Poland

Characteristics N (%)
Students Nurses
Year of study   
 4th 56 (49.6)
 5th 57 (50.4)
Years of professional experience   
 Less than 1 0
 1–5 26 (16.8)
 6–10 18 (11.6)
 11–15 14 (9)
 16–20 22 (14.2)
 More than 20 75 (48.4)
Gender   
 Female 104 (92) 153 (98.7)
 Male 9 (8) 2 (1.3)
Have you ever met a person suffering from RD   
 Yes 38 (33.6) 99 (63.9)
 No 54 (47.8) 47 (30.3)
 I do not know 21 (18.6) 9 (5.8)
Is anyone in your family suffering from RD?   
 Yes 4 (3.5) 23 (14.8)
 No 99 (87.6) 124 (80)
 I do not know 10 (8.9) 8 (5.2)