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Table 2 Computer access and literacy among HPs at study site, 2012

From: Information needs and seeking behaviour among health professionals working at public hospital and health centres in Bahir Dar, Ethiopia

Variable Number (%)
Computer access:  
Yes: at home 34 (10%)
  at office 62 (18.3%)
  at both 28 (8.3%)
No: Do not know 215 (63.4%)
Computer use:  
Report writing 1 (0.8%)
Reading 5 (4.0%)
File keeping 4 (3.2%)
Internet use 5 (4.0%)
Reading, file keeping, internet use 80 (64.5%)
All 29 (23.5%)
Computer literacy(n = 339):  
Yes 113 (33.3%)
No 226 (66.7%)
Computer illiteracy reasons(n = 226):  
No time 51 (22.6%)
No access 135(59.7%)
Not interested 2(0.9%)
No time & no access 38 (16.8%)
Do you have other means of income (n = 339)  
Yes 101(29.8%)
No 238(70.2%
Time spent after regular work(n = 228):  
With my boy/girl friend 65 (27.7%)
Visiting my socials 42 (17.7%)
Through reading 85 (35.7%)
Church 16 (6.7%)
Recreational place 15 (6.3%)
Others 15 (6.3%)