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Table 1 Descriptive Statistics of Study Population

From: Hepatitis B vaccination coverage and the determinants of vaccination among health care workers in selected health facilities in Lusaka district, Zambia: an exploratory study

Variable Vaccinated P-value
No Yes
  n = 267 n = 64  
Age (mean, SD) 34.5(0.5) 37.3(1.2) p< 0.0001a
Sex (frequency, percentage)
 Male 121 (79.1) 32 (20.9)  
 Female 146 (82.0) 32 (18.0) 0.500b
Profession (frequency, percentage)
 Nurses 76 (84.4) 14 (15.6)  
 Laboratory personnel 58 (67.4) 28 (32.6) p< 0.0001b
 Doctors 70 (79.5) 18 (20.5)  
 General workers 63 (94.0) 4 (6.0)  
Work Experience (mean, SD) 5.6 (0.3) 6.2 (0.5) p< 0.0001a
Sharps injuries/year (median, range) 0 (0–5) 0(0–5) 0.028a
Knowledge on Hepatitis B
 Poor 41(89.1) 5(10.9)  
 Fair 22 (84.6) 4(15.4)  
 Good 81 (80.2) 20(19.8) 0.363b
 Excellent 123 (77.9) 35(22.1)  
Sector
 Public 218 (80.7) 52 (19.3) 0.941
 Private 49 (80.4) 12 (19.6)  
Facility Level (frequency, percentage)    0.014b
 Level I 112 (82.3) 24 (17.7)  
 Level II 33 (97.1) 1 (2.9)  
 Level III 122 (75.8) 39 (24.2)  
Training in infection control
 No 123 (87.2) 18 (12.8)  
 Yes 144 (75.8) 46 (24.2) 0.009b
  1. aTwo-sample test with unequal variance bChi-square test