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Table 1 Socio-demographic characteristics of the study participants, University of Gondar Hospital, Northwest Ethiopia, April, 2014 (n = 427)

From: Blood donation practice and its associated factors among health professionals of University of Gondar Hospital, Northwest Ethiopia: a cross sectional study

Variable Frequency %
Age (n = 427) (years)
 <25 170 39.7
 ≥25 257 60.3
Sex (n = 427)
 Female 134 30.4
 Male 293 69.6
Religion (n = 427)
 Orthodox 369 86.4
 Muslim 41 9.4
 Othersa 17 4.2
Educational status (n = 427)
 Diploma 19 4.5
 Bachelor (BSc) 284 67.5
 Masters (MSc) 22 5.3
 General practitioners (GP) 92 21.5
 Specialists 10 1.2
Department (n = 427)
 Nursing 249 58.5
 Pharmacy 27 6.4
 Medicine 95 22.3
 Laboratory 38 9.2
 Radiology 6 1.6
 Anesthesia 12 2.0
  1. aProtestant and catholic