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Table 1 Socio-demographic characteristics of the study participants on clinical incident reporting behavior in Dessie comprehensive specialized hospital, (n=291)

From: Clinical incident reporting behaviors and associated factors among health professionals in Dessie comprehensive specialized hospital, Amhara Region, Ethiopia: a mixed method study

Variable Category Frequency
Number Percent (%)
Age <= 29 156 56.6
30-39 103 35.4
>=40 23 7.9
Sex Male 171 58.8
Female 120 41.2
Profession Nursing 168 57.7
Anesthesia 10 3.4
Midwifery 29 10.0
Medicine 64 22.0
Pharmacy 20 6.9
Educational status 2nd degree and above 10 3.4
1st degree 254 87.3
Diploma 27 9.3
Working unit Medicine 55 18.9
Surgery 61 21.0
Pediatrics 74 25.4
Gynecology and obstetric 48 16.5
Work Experience Outpatient department 14 4.8
Emergency 24 8.2
Other 15 5.2
<=5 218 74.9
6-10 51 17.5
11-15 11 3.8
>=16 11 3.8
Working hour /week <=39 14 4.8
40-59 162 55.7
>=60 115 39.5
  1. Other; OR: Operation room; ART: Antiretroviral treatment center