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Table 2 Characteristics of nursing assistants / maintenance workers

From: Assessment of the quality of effluent management from university hospitals in the Littoral department in Benin

  Together (n = 160) CNHU-HKM (n = 50) CHU-MEL (n = 46) HIA-CHU (n = 34) CHUZ-SL (n = 30)
Age
 18–25 year 27 (16.9) 14 (28.0) 4 (8.7) 8 (23.5) 1 (3.3)
 25–35 year 81 (50.6) 22 (44.0) 24 (52.2) 19 (55.9) 16 (53.4)
 35–45 year 42 (26.2) 9 (18.0) 14 (30.4) 7 (20.6) 12 (40.0)
 45 year and more 10 (6.3) 5 (10.0) 4 (8.7) 1 (3.3)
Sex
 Male 73 (45.6) 19 (38.0) 20 (43.5) 17 (50.0) 17 (56.7)
 Feminine 87 (54.4) 31 (62.0) 26 (56.5) 17 (50.0) 13 (43.3)
Educational level
 Primary 25 (15.6) 2 (4.0) 6 (13.0) 14 (41.2) 3 (10.0)
 Secondary 110 (68.8) 32 (64.0) 33 (71.8) 19 (55.9) 26 (86.7)
 Superior 25 (15.6) 16 (32.0) 7 (15.2) 1 (2.9) 1 (3.3)
Professional seniority
 Less than 5 years 97 (60.6) 36 (72.0) 24 (52.2) 28 (82.4) 9 (30.0)
 5–10 year 35 (21.9) 4 (8.0) 14 (30.5) 4 (11.7) 13 (43.4)
 10–15 year 13 (8.1) 2 (4.0) 2 (4.3) 2 (5.9) 7 (23.3)
 15 year and more 15 (9.4) 8 (16.0) 6 (13.0) 1 (3.3)
Services
 Emergency room 23 (14.4) 8 (16.0) 6 (13.0) 5 (14.7) 4 (13.3)
 Maternity 23 (14.4) 8 (16.0) 5 (10.9) 5 (14.7) 6 (20.0)
 Pediatrics 20 (12.5) 5 (10.0) 7 (15.2) 4 (11.8) 4 (13.3)
 Operating room 9 (5.6) 4 (8.7) 3 (8.8) 2 (6.7)
 Hospitalization 6 (3.7) 6 (13.0)
 Surgery 18 (11.3) 7 (14.0) 4 (8.7) 4 (11.8) 3 (10.0)
 Medical imaging 13 (8.1) 5 (10.0) 4 (8.7) 2 (5.9) 2 (6.7)
 Medicine 14 (8.7) 6 (12.0) - 5 (14.7) 3 (10.0)
 Neonatology 19 (11.9) 5 (10.0) 5 (10.9) 4 (11.8) 4 (13.3)
 Laboratory of medical biology 15 (9.4) 6 (12.0) 5 (10.9) 2 (5.9) 2 (6.7)