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Table 7 Respondents' attitudes to nurses' decision-making and expanded activities (%)

From: Examining professional boundaries between nurses and physicians in neonatal intensive care units

  Reply: to a large/very large extent
Category Total N = 409 Nurses N = 366 Physicians N = 43
NICU nurses wish to expand their decision-making authority** 57 59 37
NICU physicians wish to expand the decision-making authority of nurses 42 42 39
NICU Physicians are interested in expanding the range of activities performed by nurses 61 61 58
NICU nurses are interested in expanding the range of tasks they perform 43 45 32
  1. ** p <0.01.