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Table 1 Demographic characteristics of 529 paid caregivers who completed the C-HiP Index

From: Validation and psychometric properties of the commitment to hip protectors (C-HiP) index in long-term care providers of British Columbia, Canada: a cross-sectional survey

Characteristics No. (%)
Gender
 Female 474 (89.6)
 Male 40 (7.6)
 Missing/unknown 15 (2.8)
Age
 20–29 years 42 (7.9)
 30–39 years 87 (16.4)
 40–49 years 149 (28.2)
 50–59 years 187 (35.3)
 60–69 years 46 (8.7)
 Missing/unknown 18 (3.4)
Highest level of education
 Less than high school 5 (0.9)
 High school or equivalent 43 (8.1)
 College or professional certification 312 (59.0)
 Bachelor’s degree 119 (22.5)
 Master’s degree 36 (6.8)
 Missing/unknown 14 (2.6)
Race/ethnicity – mark all that apply
 Black Canadian
  Yes 17 (3.2)
  Missing/unknown 24 (4.5)
 Caucasian
  Yes 261 (49.3)
  Missing/unknown 24 (4.5)
 Chinese
  Yes 23 (4.3)
  Missing/unknown 24 (4.5)
 Filipino
  Yes 69 (13.0)
  Missing/unknown 25 (4.7)
 South Asian (E.g., East Indian, Pakistani, Sri Lankan)
  Yes 95 (18.0)
  Missing/unknown 24 (4.5)
Role/occupation – mark all that apply
 Health care assistant/resident care aide  
  Yes 290 (54.8)
  Missing/unknown 17 (3.2)
 Licensed practical nurse
  Yes 84 (15.9)
  Missing/unknown 17 (3.2)
 Registered nurse
  Yes 40 (7.6)
  Missing/unknown 17 (3.2)
 Resident care coordinator
  Yes 13 (2.4)
  Missing/unknown 17 (3.2)
 Manager  
  Yes 14 (2.6)
  Missing/unknown 17 (3.2)
 Recreational/occupational/physiotherapist
  Yes 24 (4.5)
  Missing/unknown 17 (3.2)
 Unit/program clerk  
  Yes 18 (3.4)
  Missing/unknown 17 (3.2)
Employment status
 Part-time 149 (28.2)
 Casual 86 (16.2)
 Full-time 282 (53.3)
 Missing/unknown 12 (2.3)
Shift
 Day shifts 237 (44.8)
 Evening shifts 61 (11.5)
 Night shifts 11 (2.1)
 Combination 206 (38.9)
 Missing/unknown 14 (2.6)
Clinical experience
 Less than 1 year 15 (3.0)
 1–5 years 98 (18.5)
 5–10 years 121 (22.9)
 10–20 years 148 (28.0)
 20–30 years 94 (17.8)
 30 or more years 38 (7.2)
 Missing/unknown 15 (2.8)
Organizational tenure
 Less than 1 year 36 (6.8)
 1–5 years 159 (30.1)
 5–10 years 120 (22.7)
 10–20 years 129 (24.4)
 20–30 years 57 (10.8)
 30 or more years 13 (2.5)
 Missing/unknown 15 (2.8)