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Table 1 Socio demographic characteristics of health care workers in Gondar city, North West Ethiopia (n = 401)

From: Epidemiology of exposure to HIV/AIDS risky conditions in healthcare settings: the case of health facilities in Gondar City, North West Ethiopia

Variables Number Percent
Sex   
 Male 224 55.9
 Female 177 44.1
Age Group   
 20-29 249 62.1
 30-39 114 28.4
  ≥ 40 38 9.5
Religion   
 Orthodox 316 78.8
 Muslim 41 10.2
 Protestant 38 9.5
 Catholic 6 1.5
Educational level   
 Illiterate 3 0.7
 Read and write 13 3.2
 Primary school 14 3.5
 Secondary school 12 3.0
 Technical and vocational school 12 3.0
 Diploma 62 15.5
 Degree and above 285 71.1
Marital status   
 Married 185 46.2
 Single 194 48.4
 Divorced 12 3.0
 Widowed 5 1.2
 Separated 5 1.2
Job category   
 Cleaner 66 16.5
 Nurse 142 35.5
 Midwifery 49 12.2
 Health officer 25 6.2
 Laboratory technologist 33 8.2
 Anesthetist 21 5.2
 Physician 65 16.2
Work experience in years   
  <5 285 71.1
 5–10 53 13.2
  >10 63 15.7