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Table 1 Socio-demographic variables of health workers (N = 127)

From: Manpower capacity and reasons for staff shortage in primary health care maternity centres in Nigeria: a mixed-methods study

Socio-demographic variables N %
Age groups
 20–30 years 25 19.7
 31–40 years 33 26.0
 41–50 years 40 31.5
 51–58 years 29 22.8
Duration in specialty
 1–10 years 43 33.9
 11–20 years 40 31.5
 21–33 years 44 34.6
Marital status
 Single 14 11.0
 Married 111 87.4
 Divorced 1 0.8
 Widowed 1 0.8
Profession
 Health Assistants 16 12.6
 CHEWs 58 45.7
 CHOs 13 10.2
 Nurses/Midwives 33 26.0
 Laboratory Technicians And Record Officers 7 5.5
  1. Key: CHEWs Community Health Extension Workers
  2. CHOs Community Health Officers