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Table 1 Demographics of respondents (N = 706)

From: An assessment of healthcare professionals’ knowledge about and attitude towards influenza vaccination in Freetown Sierra Leone: a cross-sectional study

Demographics N (%)
Gender
 Male 327 (46.4)
 Female 378 (53.6)
Age
Range 20 - >50 years
 20–29 years 304 (43.2)
 30–39 years 296 (42.1)
 40–49 years 77 (11.0)
 > 50 years 26 (3.7)
Profession
 Physicians 46 (6.5)
 Pharmacist 23 (3.3)
 Pharmacy Technicians 103 (14.6)
 Nurse 425 (60.4)
 Nutritionist 32 (4.5)
 Laboratory Technicians 27 (3.8)
 Physiotherapist 9 (1.3)
 Laboratory specialist 38 (5.4)
 Community health officer 1 (0.1)
Education
 Certificate in Nursing 288 (40.8)
 Diploma in Nursing 134 (19.0)
 Diploma in Pharmacy 105 (14.9)
 Diploma in medical laboratory science 63 (8.9)
 MBBS/MD 44 (6.4)
 Diploma in Nutrition 22 (2.8)
 Bachelor of Pharmacy 23 (3.3)
 Bachelor of Nursing 2 (0.2)
 Certificate Nutrition 7 (0.9)
 Bachelor of Nutrition 3 (0.4)
 Diploma Physiotherapy 5 (0.7)
 Certificate Physiotherapy 4 (0.5)
Job Experience
 1–2 years 239 (34.0)
 3–5 years 349 (49.6)
 6–10 years 77 (11.0)
 > 10 years 38 (5.4)
Employment sector
 Private 100 (14.2)
 Government 602 (85.5)
 Others 2 (0.3)
Vaccination done in last 6–12 months for other diseases
 Yes 108 (15.4)
 No 595 (84.6)
Name the disease for which you were vaccinated for?
 Yellow fever 54 (7.06)
 Hepatitis B virus 28 (3.96)
 Tetanus toxoid 24 (3.39)
 Cholera 1 (0.14)
 Elephantiasis 1 (0.14)
Vaccination done for Influenza
 Yes 46 (6.5)