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Table 1 Socio demographic characteristics of respondents

From: Epidemiology of self-medication with modern medicines among health care professionals in Nekemte town, western Ethiopia

Variables Number (n = 154) Percentage
Gender
 Male 73 47
 Female 81 53
Age
 20–29 76 49
 30–39 54 31.5
 > 39 24 15.6
Years of practice
≤  5 62 40
 5–10 56 37
 ≥ 10 36 23
Marital status
 Unmarried 105 68.2
 Married 49 31.8
Field of practice
 Medical 13 8.4
 Nurses 88 57.1
 Pharmacy 13 8.4
 Othera 40 26
  1. Othera: Includes laboratory personnel, health officer, sanitarians, and anesthetics