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Table 1 Basic characteristics of service providers

From: Knowledge on leprosy and its management among primary healthcare providers in two districts of Bangladesh

Socio-demographic characteristics Physician TLCA Others*
Baseline (n = 12)% End-line (n = 7)% Baseline (n = 6)% End-line (n = 7)% Baseline (n = 80)% End-line (n = 35)%
Age (Yrs)
  ≤ 25 0% 14% 17% 0% 11% 23%
 26–35 83% 43% 17% 0% 41% 46%
  > 35 17% 43% 66% 100% 48% 31%
 Mean age 32 32 34 38 33 29
Sex  
 Male 67% 57% 67% 100% 65% 69%
 Female 33% 43% 33% 0% 35% 31%
Education
 Secondary 0% 0% 50% 0% 68% 6%
 Higher secondary 0% 0% 17% 14% 31% 43%
 Bachelor and above 100% 100% 33% 86% 1% 51%
  1. Others* mean field workers and their supervisors
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