Advances in Nursing / 2015 / Article / Tab 6

Research Article

Assessment of Nurses’ Knowledge, Attitude, and Perceived Barriers to Expressed Pressure Ulcer Prevention Practice in Addis Ababa Government Hospitals, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, 2015

Table 6

Perceived barriers to expressed pressure ulcer prevention practice in Addis Ababa government hospitals, 2015.

Perceived barrierYes (%)No (%)Total (%)

Disproportionate nurse to patient ratio133 (67.9%)63 (32.1%)196 (100%)
Shortage of time100 (51%)96 (49%)196 (100%)
Shortage of equipment105 (53.6%)91 (46.4%)196 (100%)
Lack of training and education110 (56.1%)86 (43.9%)196 (100%)
Lack of policies and guidelines98 (50%)98 (50%)196 (100%)
Lack of evidence supported by research85 (43.4%)111 (56.6%)196 (100%)
Patient factors104 (53.1%)92 (46.9%)196 (100%)
Lack of job satisfaction126 (64.3%)70 (35.7%)196 (100%)
Lack of pressure ulcer related knowledge81 (41.3%)115 (58.7%)196 (100%)