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Table 2 Experience with ethical issues

From: Nurse managers' experience with ethical issues in six government hospitals in Malaysia: A cross-sectional study

Variables Frequency Percentage
How often ethical issues were experienced (N = 417)   
   Never 20 4.8
   Occasional 76 18.2
   Yearly 49 11.8
   Once a month 72 17.3
   Few issues per month 3 0.7
   Once a week 32 7.7
   Few issues per week 89 21.3
   Daily 76 18.2
Areas of management where ethical issues were experienced a
   Staff management 281 67.4
   Patient care 271 65.0
   Quality of service delivery 264 63.3
   Staff competency assurance 178 42.8
   Medical resource management 88 21.1
  1. aMultiple answers were accepted. The frequency reflects the total number of nurse managers who chose each answer listed in relation to the total number of nurse managers and similarly, the percentage is the percentage of those who gave answers to the questions in relation to the total number of nurse managers.