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Table 2 Demographic and health centre characteristics of health workers surveyed (N = 286)

From: Provision of cervical cancer prevention services in Northern Uganda: a survey of health workers from rural health centres

Variables Frequency (n) Percentage (%)
Health workers’ health centre level (n = 286)
 Health centre level III 222 78.0
 Health centre level IV 64 22.0
Age groups of health workers (n = 280)
 21–35 167 60.0
 36–57 113 40.0
Sex of health workers (n = 286)
 Females 188 66.0
 Males 98 34.0
Qualifications of health workers (n = 286)   
Nurse 153 54.0
Midwife 81 28.0
Clinical officer 52 18.0
Numbers of years working (n = 281)
 1–10 years 192 68.0
 11–38 years 89 32.0
Health workers trained to screen for cervical cancer (n = 283)
 No 190 67.0
 Yes 93 33.0
HC has an Organisation that support cervical cancer screening (n = 274)
 No 170 62.0
 Yes 104 38.0
HC has guidelines for cervical cancer screening (n = 281)
 No 223 79.0
 Yes 58 21.0
Health workers’ Districts
 Agago 28 10.0
 Amuru 49 17.0
 Gulu 33 12.0
 Kitgum 30 10.5
 Lamwo 38 13.0
 Nwoya 15 5.0
 Omoro 30 10.5
 Pader 63 22.0