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García López A, García López E. Enfermería en la red: listas de correo. Metas de Enferm feb 2007; 10(1): 65-70
1Ana García López, 2Elena García López
1Diplomada en Enfermería. Hospital Santa María, Lleida.2Diplomada en Enfermería. Mutua Universal, Lleida.
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Objective: to ascertain the demographic and working characteristics of the nursing professionals who use nursing distribution lists.
Material and methods: cross-sectional, descriptive study conducted on an accidental sample of 198 professionals-users of nursing lists. A questionnaire sent in april 2004 to 69 lists on the network was used as instrument.
Results: 71% of the users were women. Mean age was 38,9 years (SD: 9,7). Mean time on the job was 15,9 years (SD: 9,9). 52% of the population belonged to Latin-American countries, 45,5% to Spain and 2,5% to other countries. 3,5% of the population did not work, 53,3% worked in hospitals, 15,2% worked in health care centres. The most frequently accessed lists were: Metas list (24,7%), Enfermeríajw (23,2%), SEEI-LIST (17,2%), Investen (11,6%) and Ulcer list (11,6%).
Discussion and conclusions: Nursing professionals that use distribution lists show quite a varied profile. Regarding age and work position there were differences based on the gender of the worker.
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