Table 4

PICC maintenance knowledge score by characteristics (n=4110)

CharacteristicsScore (Embedded Image±s)Z/HP value
Gender−3.280†0.001*
 Male64.55±17.84
 Female72.98±14.78
Age, years314.543‡p<0.001
 <2566.53±16.99
 25–3474.98±12.86
 35–4478.03±12.39
 ≥4576.29±13.33
Professional title357.421‡p<0.001
 Nurse67.42±16.61
 Senior nurse74.70±12.84
 Supervisor nurse78.27±11.89
 Cochief nurse79.40±11.54
Education level204.807‡p<0.001
 Technical secondary school65.55±16.84
 Junior college69.35±16.58
 Undergraduate76.15±12.19
 Postgraduate74.00±14.15
Work setting79.721‡p<0.001
 County hospital70.33±14.51
 Municipal hospital74.28±14.72
 Provincial hospital73.24±15.19
Whether PICC maintenance training was obtained before?−17.850†p<0.001
 No69.41±14.84
 Yes77.14±13.73
  • * P<0.01.

  • †Z value.

  • ‡H value.

  • PICC, peripherally inserted central catheter;