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Table 1 Socio-demographic characteristics of health care workers in West Gojjam Zone, Northwest Ethiopia, August 2014 (n = 631)

From: Tuberculosis infection control practices and associated factors among health care workers in health centers of West Gojjam zone, Northwest Ethiopia: a cross-sectional study

Variables Number of health care workers Percent
Site of health facility
 Rural 410 65.0
 Urban 221 35.0
Sex
 Female 246 39.0
 Male 385 61.0
Age (years)
 18–24 252 39.9
 25–34 342 54.2
 35–44 33 5.2
 45–54 4 0.6
Educational level
 Degree 157 24.9
 Diploma 474 75.1
Profession
 Health officer 81 12.8
 Laboratory technologist 70 11.1
 Midwifery 69 10.9
 Nurse 335 53.1
 Pharmacy 76 12
Working department
 Adult Outpatient 187 29.6
 Antiretroviral therapy Clinic 30 4.8
 Inpatient department 28 4.4
 Laboratory department 70 11.1
 Mother and Child 113 17.9
 Pharmacy department 76 12.0
 TB clinic 52 8.2
 Under 5 clinic 75 11.9