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Table 2 Background characteristics of respondents

From: Knowledge of standard precautions and barriers to compliance among healthcare workers in the Lower Manya Krobo District, Ghana

Variables Frequency (N = 100) Percentage (%)
Sex
 Males 27 27.0
 Females 73 73.0
Area of practice
 General nurse 55 55.0
 Midwives 18 18.0
 Laboratory technician 5 5.0
 Ward orderlies 22 22.0
Highest level of education
 Senior high school/vocational school 23 23.0
 Tertiary 77 77.0
Years of practice
 0–5 65 65.0
 6–11 23 23.0
 12–17 5 5.0
 18–23 0 0
 24–29 1 1.0
 30+ 6 6.0