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Table 1 Socio-demographic characteristics of respondents in Addis Ababa administrative hospitals Addis Ababa Ethiopia, June 2010

From: Knowledge and utilization of computer among health workers in Addis Ababa hospitals, Ethiopia: computer literacy in the health sector

Variables Hospitals Total, n=270(%)
  Ras Desta, n=33(%) Gandi, n=35(%) Zewditu, n=55(%) Yekatit 12, n=77(%) Minilik, n=70(%)  
Sex       
Females 15(5.6) 28(10.4) 39(14.4) 44(16.3) 23(8.5) 149(55.2)
Males 18(6.7) 27(10.0) 31(11.5) 33(12.2) 12(4.4) 121(44.8)
Age       
≤ 25 4(1.5) 8(3.0) 15(5.6) 21(7.8) 10(3.7) 58(21.5)
26-29 13(4.8) 10(3.7) 25(9.3) 18(6.7) 15(5.6) 81(30.0)
≥ 30 16(5.9) 17(6.3) 30(11.1) 38(14.1) 30(11.1) 131(48.5)
Marital status       
Ever married 18(6.7) 19(7.0) 37(13.7) 49(18.1) 33(12.2) 156(57.8)
Never married 15(5.6) 16(5.9) 33(12.2) 28(10.4) 22(8.1) 114(42.2)
Religion       
Orthodox 15(5.6) 16(5.9) 50(18.5) 49(18.1) 28(10.4) 158(58.5)
Protestant 10(3.7) 14(5.2) 12(4.4) 20(7.4) 16(5.9) 72(26.7)
Muslim 8(3.0) 5(1.9) 8(3.0) 8(3.0) 11(4.1) 40(14.8)
Monthly income       
Low 16(5.9) 23(8.5) 29(10.7) 36(13.3) 38(14.1) 142(52.6)
High 17(6.3) 12(4.4) 26(9.6) 41(15.2) 32(11.9) 128(47.4)
Field of study       
Nurse 8(3.0) 22(8.1) 39(14.4) 47(17.4) 24(8.9) 140(51.9)
Lab and pharmacy 13(4.8) 8(3.0) 10(3.7) 12(4.4) 17(6.3) 60(22.2)
MD and HO 6(2.2) 3(1.1) 13(4.8) 9(3.3) 6(2.2) 37(13.7)
Others 6(2.2) 2(.7) 8(3.0) 9(3.3) 8(3.0) 33(12.2)
Educational level       
BSc and diploma 28(10.4) 32(11.9) 50(18.5) 72(26.7) 59(21.9) 241(89.3)
Above BSc 5(1.9) 3(1.1) 5(1.9) 5(1.9) 11(4.1) 29(10.7)
  1. MD Medical doctor; HO Health officer & others include: environmental health, dentistry, physiotherapy & radiography.