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Research Article

Identifying and Intervening in Child Maltreatment and Implementing Related National Guidelines by Public Health Nurses in Finland and Japan

Table 1

Background of the participants.

VariablesFinland ()Japan ()

Mean (SD)
Age42.1 (11.2)37.3 (9.1)
Working years as a nurse12.5 (10.3)12.1 (9.1)
(percentages)
Gender (male/female)1 (0.5%)/192 (99.5%)5 (1%)/434 (99.0%)
PHNs knowing the existence of the guidelines156 (80.8%)417 (95.4%)
PHNs who had read the guidelines104 (53.9%)383 (88.0%)

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