Parameters Sites of study – Regional Health Authorities
North- central North- west South-west Eastern Tobago Total
Number
Gender distribution
•Male nurses
•Female nurses
324

33
291
162

7
155
341

14
327
118

5
113
87

1
86
1032

60
972
Ethnic distribution (n=1017*): •African descent (%)
•East Indian descent (%)
•Others (%)

156
75
88

91
25
44

152
118
67

52
28
36

75
4
6

526
250
241
*total missing value is 15 (1.5%)
Table 1: Study site and ethnic distribution of the Nurses interviewed.