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Table 3 Mean, standard deviation (SD) and Median for the Jefferson Scale of Empathy-NS version R (JSE-NS version R) and subscales of the Interpersonal Reactivity Index in oncology nurses, Tehran, Iran (N = 181)

From: Empathy from the perspective of oncology nurses

Variables Mean ± SD (Raw scores) Mean ± SD (0–100)a Scale range Measured range 25th percentile Median 75th percentile
JSE-NS version R 106 ± 16.5 71.67 ± 13.75 20–140 55–131 97 108 117
Perspective Taking 14.6 ± 5.3 52.14 ± 18.93 0–28 5–22 12 15 17
Fantasy 11 ± 5.5 39.28 ± 19.64 0–28 0–23 8 9 15.5
Empathic Concern 20.5 ± 5.8 73.21 ± 20.71 0–28 5–28 18 20 25
Personal Distress 14 ± 4.5 50.00 ± 16.07 0–28 4–23 10.5 15 16
  1. a The scores of the JSE-NS version R linearly transformed into a 100-point Scale