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Table 1 Characteristics of MCH nurses in MOVE and comparison teams

From: Maternal and child health nurse screening and care for mothers experiencing domestic violence (MOVE): a cluster randomised trial

  MOVE teams (n = 80) % Comparison teams (n = 83) % Victoria (%)
Employment status (%) n = Effective Full Time
Full time 25 29 20.8
Part time 66 69.9 70.5
Permanent reliever 8.8 1.2 8.7
Age (%) n = 72 n = 82  
<45 9.7 13.4 16
46-55 55.6 46.3 52
>56 34.7 40.2 33
Qualifications (%)
Certificate/diploma 7.5 15.7 19.8
#Degree/graduate diploma/masters 93 84.3 81
Roles (%)
Universal 84.2 81.7 77.1
Coordinators 8.4 4.6 8.0
*Enhanced Home Visitors 4.5 8.1 7.8
Non-MCH staff 2.9 5.7 5.7
  1. *MCH nurses targeting vulnerable families
  2. #No statistically significant differences in higher qualification level between groups