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Table 10 Difference in the food safety knowledge assessment outcomes of hospital food handlers within different socio-demographic groups (N = 210)

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

ANOVA between groups (p-value)
Level of educationJob position/ descriptionExperience in food handling practicesFood safety training course attendance
0.000¥PCT 10.2570.003¥PCT 20.838
  1. ¥: Significance at p ≤ 0.05, PCT Partial Cross Tabulation, Scores: 1–6 = Low FSK, 7–9 = Moderate KSK and 10–13 = High FSK
  2. PCT1: Below Matric (Low FSK = 20.8%, Moderate FSK = 66.7%, High FSK = 12.5%) Matric Certificate (Low FSK = 50.6%, Moderate FSK = 39.6, High FSK = 3.8%), Certificate or Diploma (Low FSK = 48.6%, Moderate FSK = 44.3%, High FSK = 7.1%), Higher Certificate/Diploma (Low FSK = 8.3%, Moderate FSK =91.7%, High FSK = 0%), Bachelor’s Degree and above (Low FSK =23.5%, Moderate FSK = 54.9%, High FSK = 21.6%)
  3. PCT2: Under 2 years (Low FSK = 55.3%, Moderate FSK = 36.8%, High FSK = 7.9%), 2–4 years (Low FSK = 37.5%, Moderate FSK = 53.6%, High FSK = 8.9%), 5–7 years (Low FSK = 41.9%, Moderate FSK = 53.5%, High FSK = 25.6%), 8–10 years (Low FSK = 42.9%, Moderate FSK =57.1%, High FSK = 0%), Above 10 years (Low FSK =25%, Moderate FSK = 53.9%, High FSK = 21.2%)