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Table 1 Socio-demographic characteristics of nurses

From: Knowledge of bloodless medicine among nurses at the Medical/Surgical Directorate of Komfo Anokye Teaching Hospital, Ghana; a descriptive cross sectional study

Variables Frequency (n = 322) Percentages (%)
Age groups (years)
 20–30 210 65.2
 31–40 75 23.1
 41 and above 37 11.5
Gender
 Males 19 5.8
 Females 303 94.2
Academic qualification
 Certificate 45 14.0
 Diploma 176 54.5
 Degree 98 30.5
 Masters 26 0.8
Directorate
 Medicine 141 43.8
 Surgery 181 56.2
Professional rankings
 Enrolled nurse 45 14.0
 Staff nurse 64 19.9
 Snr. staff nurse 120 37.3
 Nursing officer 56 17.4
 Snr. nursing officer 16 5.0
 Principal nursing officer 21 6.5