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Table 2 Socio-demographic characteristics of 200 health workers

From: Health care waste management among health workers and associated factors in primary health care facilities in Kampala City, Uganda: a cross-sectional study

Variables Frequency (n = 200) Percentage (%)
Total 200 100
Gender
 Female 147 73.5
 Male 53 26.5
Age (Years)
 18–35 131 65.5
  > 35 69 34.5
Marital status
 Married 135 67.5
 Unmarried 65 32.5
Religion
 Christian 161 80.5
 Non-Christian 39 19.5
Job designation
 Nurse/midwife 151 75.5
 Medical officer 16 8.0
 Counsellor 18 9.0
 Othersa 15 7.5
Department
 Outpatient department 124 62.0
 Maternity ward 39 19.5
 HIV section 10 5.0
 Teenage Corner 10 5.0
 Other departments 17 8.5
Level of education
 Diploma 136 68.0
 Higher secondary (A’ level) 34 17.0
 Lower secondary (O′ level) 30 15.0
  1. aOther designations included laboratory personnel, social work