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Table 3 Proportion of healthcare workers with knowledge on occupational exposure to HIV (N = 401)

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

Knowledge on Tumbi (%) Dodoma (%) All (%)
Whom to contact in the event of occupational exposure 130 (76.0) 157 (68.3) 287 (71.6)
PEP indication 119 (69.6) 141 (61.3) 260 (64.8)
Risk of occupational HIV transmission possibility 166 (97.1) 220 (95.7) 386 (96.3)
Occupational HIV transmission 151 (83.3) 188 (81.7) 339 (84.5)
Causes of occupational HIV transmission 117 (68.4) 160 (69.6) 277 (69.1)
General knowledge on occupational exposure to HIV 126 (73.7) 164 (71.3) 290 (72.3)
Occupational exposure to HIV (Final knowledge score) 124 (72.5) 151(65.7) 275 (68.6)