TableĀ 2

Frequencies and p values for auxiliary care task by shift

Frequency with which care was provided not specific to nursingDayRotatingNightp Value
Never
(% (n))
Sometimes
(% (n))
Often
(% (n))
Never
(% (n))
Sometimes
(% (n))
Often
(% (n))
Never
(% (n))
Sometimes
(% (n))
Often
(% (n))
Distributing or collecting food trays56.6 (77)38.2 (52)5.1 (7)67.7 (273)27.3 (110)5 (20)72.5 (50)24.6 (17)2.9 (2)0.061
Provided care not specific to nursing12.6 (17)63.7 (86)23.7 (32)10 (40)73.9 (297)16.2 (65)5.8 (4)66.7 (46)27.5 (19)0.073
Transfers and transportation process28.7 (39)40.4 (55)30.9 (42)60.4 (241)26.3 (105)13.3 (53)64.7 (44)32.4 (22)2.9 (2)<0.001
Carried out routine blood samples16.9 (23)35.3 (48)47.8 (65)14.7 (59)22.9 (92)62.3 (250)18.6 (13)18.6 (13)62.9 (44)0.078
Patient transport within hospital53 (71)35.1 (47)11.9 (16)64.8 (260)21.9 (88)13.2 (53)52.9 (36)39.7 (27)7.4 (5)0.301
Cleaning patient rooms or equipment82.8 (111)14.9 (20)2.2 (3)83.8 (337)13.2 (53)3 (12)78.3 (54)17.4 (12)4.3 (3)0.519
Coverage of not own nursing hours (as being necessary after hours of these)81.5 (110)15.6 (21)3 (4)87 (347)11.8 (47)1.3 (5)80.9 (55)14.7 (10)4.4 (3)0.094
Obtaining supplies or equipment25.5 (35)48.2 (66)26.3 (36)36.6 (146)51.1 (204)12.3 (49)26.5 (18)64.7 (44)8.8 (6)0.001
Answering the phone or performing administrative tasks0.7 (1)16.3 (23)83 (117)3 (12)25.4 (102)71.6 (288)4.3 (3)37.7 (26)58 (40)<0.001