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Table 1 Biographic information of hospital food handlers (N = 210)

From: An assessment of the food safety knowledge and attitudes of food handlers in hospitals

VariablesFrequency (%)
Gender 
 Female167(79.5)
 Male43(20.5)
Race
 African209(99.5)
 White1(0.5)
 Indian0
 Coloured0
 Asian/others0
Age
 18–25 years73(34.8)
 26–35 years44(21)
 36–45 years50(23.8)
 46–55 years24(11.4)
 56–6519(9)
Marital status
 Single136(64.8)
 Married65(31)
 Divorced3(1.4)
 Widowed4(1.9)
 Separated2(1)
Level of education
 Below matric certificate24(11.4)
 Matric certificate53(25.2)
 Certificate/Diploma70(33.3)
 Higher certificate/Higher diploma12(5.7)
 Bachelor’s degree/Postgraduate certificate51(24.3)