Table 1: Frequency distribution of sociodemographic characteristics of respondents at the university hospital of Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, March 2011.

VariablesFrequencyPercent (%)

Age in years
 20–2510538.9
 26–308431.1
 31–35248.9
 36–40238.5
 41–45145.2
 ≥46207.4
Sex
 Male9936.7
 Female17163.3
Marital status
 Single16962.6
 Married8732.2
 Divorced62.2
 Widowed72.6
 Separated14
Nursing qualifications
 Diploma13349.3
 Degree13750.7
Nursing experience
 ≤516561.1
 6–104014.8
 11–15186.7
 16–20186.7
 21–25176.3
 26–3083.0
 ≥3141.5
Current unit of work
 Medical ward10739.6
 Surgical ward5420.0
 Labor93.3
 Gynecology4717.4
 Oncology134.8
 Others3914.4