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Table 1 Socio-demographic characteristics of obstetric care providers in North Shoa Zone, Central Ethiopia, 2013 (n = 403)

From: Knowledge of partograph and its associated factors among obstetric care providers in North Shoa Zone, Central Ethiopia: a cross sectional study

Variables Frequency Percentage
Sex
 Male 203 50.4
 Female 200 49.6
Age in years
 20–24 184 45.7
 25–29 180 44.7
 30 or more 39 9.6
Health facilities they are working
 Health center 324 80.4
 Governmental hospital 75 18.6
 Private hospital 4 1
Profession
 Nurse 183 45.4
 Midwifery 111 27.6
 Health officer 88 21.8
 General practitioner (MD) 21 5.2
Qualification level
 Diploma 235 58.3
 Bsc 140 34.8
 General practitioner 21 5.2
 Msc 7 1.7
Year of experience (in years)
 1–5 237 58.8
 6–10 140 34.8
 ≥11 26 6.4