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Table 3 Attitude of HCWs about PEP in Gondar University Hospital, 2012

From: Assessment of knowledge, attitude and practice towards post exposure prophylaxis for HIV among health care workers in Gondar, North West Ethiopia

Questions   Frequency
Do you think PEP is Important? Yes 192 (98.5)
NO 3 (1.5)
I am not shore -
Do you believe that training of PEP is important for a behavioral change? Agree 186 (95.4)
Disagree 9 (4.6)
Neutral  
Do you think there should be PEP guideline in work areas? Agree 135 (69.5)
Disagree 13 (6.7)
Strongly agree 37 (19)
No comment 10 (5.1)
Do you believe PEP reduces likelihood of being HIV positive Yes 153 (78.5)
No 28 (14.4)
I am not sure 14 (7.2)
Do you believe PEP to prevent further infection? Agree 52 (26.7)
Disagree 117 (60)
Partially agree 26 (13.3)
How do you see the saying that PEP is indicated for any type of sharp injuries Agree 57 (29.2)
Disagree 89 (45.6)
I am not sure 49 (25.1)
What is your opinion on the believe that PEP is not important if the exposure is not with patient blood of known HIV positive Agree 30 (15.4)
Disagree 142 (72.8)
I am not sure 23 (11.8)