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Table 5 Association between knowledge, attitudes and perceptions and occupations of respondents

From: Knowledge, attitudes and perceptions of occupational hazards and safety practices in Nigerian healthcare workers

  Knowledge Attitude Perception
Low High Total Negative Positive Total Poor Good Total
Occupations
Medical doctor 39 (31.7 %) 84 (68.3 %) 123 (42.4 %) 37 (30.1 %) 86 (69.9 %) 123 (42.4 %) 64 (52.0 %) 59 (48.0 %) 123 (42.4 %)
Nurse 69 (45.4 %) 83 (54.6 %) 152 (54.6 %) 18 (11.8 %) 134 (88.2 %) 152 (52.4 %) 92 (60.5 %) 60 (39.5 %) 152 (52.4 %)
Nursing Assistant 15 (100 %) 0 (0 %) 15 (5.2 %) 3 (20.0 %) 12 (80.0 %) 15 (5.2 %) 11 (73.3 %) 4 (26.7 %) 15 (5.2 %)
Total 123 (42.4 %) 167 (57.6 %) 290 (100 %) 58 (20.0 %) 232 (80.0 %) 290 (100.0 %) 167 (57.6 %) 123 (42.4 %) 290 (100 %)
  Chi-square, Likelihood Ratio (χ 2LR ) = 32.236; degree of freedom (df) = 2; P value (P) = 0.000. (Significant) χ 2LR  = 14.194; df = 2; P = 0.001. (Significant) χ 2LR  = 3.614; df = 2; P = 0.164. (Non-significant association)