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Table 1 Participants’ demographic characteristics (n = 755)

From: Development and validation of traditional & complementary medicine (TCM) scales for nurses: Using structural equation modelling (SEM)

Demographic characteristicsMeanSD
Age34±7.19
Years of experiences10.17±7.07
 n%
Gender
 Male121.6%
 Female74398.4%
Education
 Associate bachelor16221.4%
 4-year bachelor25433.6%
 2-year bachelor29839.5%
 >Master degree415.4%
Marriage
 Single40653.8%
 Married33244.0%
 Divorced141.9%
 Widow30.4%
Religion
 Daoism45460.1%
 Buddhism10313.6
 Christian668.8%
 Others13217.5%
Employed position
 Nurse67889.8%
 Clinical nurse specialist7710.2%
Frequency of Journal readings
 No26635.2%
 1–238851.4%
 > 310113.4%
Received TCM education
 No44558.9%
 Yes31041.1%
Self-use of TCM
 No49565.6%
 Yes26034.4%
Practice of TCM
 No61581.4%
 little14018.6%
Perceived knowledge of TCM
 No12015.9%
 little38450.9%
 Some18424.4%
 Medium597.8%
 High71.0%
Frequency of TCM communication
 No20627.3%
 little37349.4%
 Sometime12116.0%
 Often506.6%
 Always50.7%