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Table 1 Socio demographic characteristics of health care workers working at health facility at Gondar city administration, March 2016(n = 531)

From: Violence at work: determinants & prevalence among health care workers, northwest Ethiopia: an institutional based cross sectional study

Variables Frequency Percentage
Sex
 Male 255 48.0
 Female 276 52.0
Age
  ≤ 25 76 14.3
 26–35 289 54.4
  ≥ 36 166 31.3
Religion
 Orthodox 454 85.5
 Muslim 56 10.5
 Others 21 4.0
Educational status
 Diploma 126 23.7
 Degree 361 68.0
 Masters 31 5.8
 Specialty 13 2.4
Marital status
 Married 245 46.1
 Divorced 10 1.9
 Single 276 52
Profession
 Nurse/midwife 339 63.8
 HO 34 6.4
 Pharmacy/laboratory 111 20.9
 Other HCWs 24 4.5
 GP 23 4.3
Facility ownership
 Private 116 21.8
 Government 415 78.2
  1. NB: Others: Protestant/catholic/Adventist