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Table 2 Characteristics in the health institutions 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
Existence of safety instructions at workplace   
 Yes 238 59.4
 No 163 40.6
Existence of work/procedural guidelines at work place   
 Yes 277 69.1
 No 124 30.9
Took training on infection prevention   
 Yes 237 59.1
 No 164 40.9
Existence of written protocol for reporting exposure to HIV/AIDS risk conditions at workplace   
 Yes 139 34.7
 No 262 65.3
Average number of hours worked per week   
  ≤ 48 205 51.1
  > 48 196 48.9
Availability of safety box at work place   
 Yes 396 98.8
 No 5 1.2