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Table 1 Socio-demographic characteristics of health professionals in Gamo zone, Southern Ethiopia, 2019

From: Knowledge, attitude, practice and associated factors of health professionals towards podoconiosis in Gamo zone, Ethiopia, 2019

Variables Categories Frequency Percentage
Age 25–34 202 63.1%
35–44 106 33.1%
45 and above 12 3.8%
Total 320 100%
Sex Female 115 35.9%
Male 205 64.1%
Profession BSc nurse 58 18.1%
HOa 57 17.8%
Diploma nurse 162 50.6%
Pharmacy 9 2.8%
Lab technician 18 5.7%
Midwives 16 5%
Marital status Single 116 36.3%
Married 200 62.5%
Othersb 4 1.2%
length of service 1 to 5 years 171 53.4%
6 to 10 years 98 30.6%
11 and above years 51 16%
  1. aHealth Officer, bDivorced and widowed