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Table 1 Socio-demographics of healthcare workers (N = 401)

From: Knowledge of occupational exposure to HIV: a cross sectional study of healthcare workers in Tumbi and Dodoma hospitals, Tanzania

  Tumbi (%) Dodoma (%) All (%)
Sex:    
Male 59 (34.5) 71 (30.9) 130 (32.4)
Female 112(65.5) 159 (69.1) 271 (67.6)
Age:    
<30 years 39 (22.8) 74 (32.2)* 113 (28.2)
30 – 50 years 106 (62.0)* 111(48.3) 217 (54.1)
>50 years 26 (15.2) 45 (19.6) 71 (17.7)
Cadre:    
Clinicians 38 (22.2)* 32 (13.9) 70 (17.5)
Nurses 78 (45.6) 103 (44.8) 181 (45.1)
Other clinical staff 14 (8.2) 10 (4.3) 24 (6.0)
Non-clinical staff 41 (24.0) 85 (37.0)* 126 (31.4)
Education level    
Degree 15 (8.8) 17 (7.4) 32 (8.0)
Diploma 72 (42.1) 105 (45.7) 177 (44.1)
Certificate 84 (49.1) 108 (47.0) 192 (47.9)
  1. Chi-Square Test: *p < 0.01.