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Table 1 Distribution of participants by dominant shift pattern and by country at t1 (N = 10,946, 156 missings)

From: Effects of requested, forced and denied shift schedule change on work ability and health of nurses in Europe -Results from the European NEXT-Study

The nurses’ dominant shift pattern at t1
  “Day and night shift” “Shift work without night shift” “Only night shift” “Regular day hours” N total
Belgium 295 (22.3%) 499 (37.7%) 64 (4.8%) 467 (35.2%) 1325
Finland 1118 (51.6%) 414 (19.1%) 59 (2.7%) 574 (26.5%) 2165
France 162 (18.4%) 387 (43.9%) 138 (15.6%) 195 (22.1%) 882
Germany 763 (45.9%) 439 (26.4%) 124 (7.5%) 338 (20.3%) 1664
Italy 1010 (53.3%) 408 (21.5%) 3 (0.2%) 473 (25.0%) 1894
Netherlands 608 (54.9%) 225 (20.3%) 18 (1.6%) 249 (22.6%) 1100
Poland 999 (68.4%) 349 (23.9%) 1 (0.1%) 112 (7.7%) 1461
Slovakia 322 (70.8%) 67 (14.7%) 0 (0,0%) 66 (14.5%) 455
Total 5277 (48.2%) 2788 (25.5%) 407 (3.7%) 2474 (22.6%) 10946