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Table 4 HCP score for Knowledge about Influenza vaccination

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

Variable Mean ± SD p-value
Profession
 Physicians 5.8 ± 1.51 0.64 a
 Pharmacist 5.7 ± 1.65
 Pharmacy technicians 5.2 ± 1.31
 Nurse 5.7 ± 1.34
 Nutritionist 5.2 ± 1.21
 Laboratory Technicians 5.7 ± 1.25
 Physiotherapist 5.6 ± 1.35
 Laboratory specialist 5.7 ± 1.35
 *Community health officer
Experience
 1–2 years 5.4 ± 1.30 0.001 a
 3–5 years 5.6 ± 1.40
 6–10 years 6.1 ± 1.25
  > 10 years 5.9 ± 1.27
Gender
 Male 5.5 ± 1.30 0.089 b
Female 5.7 ± 1.14
  1. *Only one community officer participated in the study, therefore, it was not possible to calculate the mean score and SD
  2. a One-way ANOVA test
  3. b Independent sample t-test