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Table 1 Socio-demographic characteristic of the health care providers in Gondar University Hospital [GUH], Northwest Ethiopia, 2013 (n=405)

From: Hand hygiene compliance and associated factors among health care providers in Gondar University Hospital, Gondar, North West Ethiopia

Variables   Frequency Percent (%)
Age 18-24 77 19
25-34 283 69.9
≥35 45 11.1
Sex Male 270 66.7
female 135 33.3
Religion Orthodox 332 82.0
Muslim 45 11.1
Protestant 21 5.1
others 7 1.7
Profession Physician 90 22.2
Nurse 196 48.4
Lab-technologist 41 10.1
HO 9 2.2
Physiotherapist 11 2.7
Midwives 25 6.2
Anesthetists 15 3.7
Others HCPs 18 4.4
Educational level Diploma 55 13.6
BSc (1st degree) 285 70.4
2nd degree and above 65 16
Marital status Married 183 45
Single 214 52.8
Divorced 5 1.2
Widowed 1 0.25
Separated 2 0.5
Year of working experience <1 year 62 15.3
1-4 years 243 60.0
>4 years 100 24.7