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Research Article

The Effect of Mentoring on Career Satisfaction of Registered Nurses and Intent to Stay in the Nursing Profession

Table 1

Descriptive statistics of categorical demographic data ( ).


Gender ( )

Region ( )
 New England169.20
 Middle Atlantic4827.70
 South Atlantic169.20
 East South Central148.10
 West South Central126.90
 East North Central158.70
 West North Central169.20

Highest level of nursing education ( )
 Associate’s degree6135.30
 Bachelor’s degree7040.50
 Master’s degree3117.90

Currently enrolled in advanced degree ( )

Current area of practice ( )b
 Clinical setting ( )
 Education ( )
 Administration ( )
 Research ( )

Mentoring relationship ( )
 Total yes13678.60

Role in mentoring relationship ( )

Choose nursing again ( )

Recommend nursing ( )

aTotals do not include missing data.
b Two of the subjects did not indicate an area of current practice.

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