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Table 1 Respondent characteristics

From: How caregivers view patient comfort and what they do to improve it: a French survey

Total respondents 915
Age, yr (mean ± SD) 37 ± 10
Professional experience > 5 yr 527 (58)
Function  
  Nurse 502 (55)
  Day-shift 155 (31)
  Night-shift 47 (9)
  Day and night-shift 300 (60)
  Physician 309 (34)
  Nurse’s aide 80 (9)
  Physiotherapist 20 (2)
  Psychologist 4 (0.5)
ICU type  
  Adult 853 (93)
  Pediatric 62 (7)
Previously attended training on patient’s well-being  
  All 242 (26)
  Nurses 137 (27)
  Physicians 66 (21)
  Nurse’s aides 33 (41)*
  Physiotherapists 3 (15)
Psychologists 3 (75)
Number of respondents per ICU  
  1 213 (73)
  2 35 (12)
  3 34 (12)
  ≥4 10 (3)
  1. Results are given as n (%) unless otherwise specified.
  2. *p < 0.01 vs. nurses.