Table 1: Sociodemographic characteristics of health professionals, GUH, Ethiopia, 2016.

CharacteristicsFrequency (n)Percentage (%)

Sex
 Male18163.3
 Female10536.7
Age (yrs)
 21–2923782.9
 30–394114.3
 >4082.8
Religion
 Orthodox Christians22076.9
 Muslim289.8
 Protestant Christians2910.1
 Others93.1
Marital status
 Unmarried19267.1
 Married9432.9
Education level
 Certificate62.1
 Diploma93.1
 First degree24184.3
 Master degree217.3
 Specialist93.1
Profession
 Medical doctors9131.8
 Nurses9432.9
 Health officers62.1
 Pharmacist3411.9
 Lab. technologists269.1
 Midwives207
 Others155.2
Work experience
 <5 years21575.2
 ≥5 years7124.8
Department
 Surgical department3512.2
 Laboratory289.8
 Delivery unit279.4
 Emergency department155.2
 Internal medicine7526.2
 Pediatrics5318.5
 Pharmacy unit155.2
 Gynecology/obstetrics134.5
 Others258.7

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