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Table 1 Sociodemographic characteristics of a sample of Tunisian health care workers in 2019

From: Knowledge, attitudes and uptake related to influenza vaccine among healthcare workers during the 2018–2019 influenza season in Tunisia

Characteristics n (%)
Gender (n = 1227)
 Male 245 (20.0)
 Female 982 (80.0)
Age (years) (n = 1135)
  [20–30[ 55 (4.8)
  [30–40[ 328 (28.9)
  [40–50[ 339 (29.9)
  ≥ 50 413 (36.4)
Educational level (n = 1231)
 Primary school or less 65 (5.3)
 Secondary school/vocational training 521 (42.3)
 University degree 645 (52.4)
Occupation (n = 1231)
 Physicians 182 (14.8)
 Paramedics 855 (69.5)
 Other HCWsa 194 (15.7)
Average number of patients seen per day (n = 1223)
  ≤ 10 103 (8.4)
 11–30 385 (31.5)
  > 30 735 (60.1)
Professional Experience (years) (n = 1225)
  < 5 80 (6.5)
 [5–15] 457 (37.3)
 [15–25] 339 (27.7)
  ≥ 25 349 (28.5)
Health facility type (n = 1231)
 Primary health care centers 859 (69.8)
 District hospitals 256 (20.8)
 Regional hospitals 116 (9.4)
  1. aHealthcare workers