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Table 1 Demographic characteristics of study population n = 365

From: Occupational exposure to HIV in a developing country: assessing knowledge and attitude of healthcare professional before and after an awareness symposium

  N (%)
Age, in years 28.1 ± 8.4
Median [IQR], range 26.5 [22–31], 16–64 years
Gender (n = 362)
 Male 158 (43.3)
 Female 207 (56.7)
Type of institute (n = 365)
 Government 80 (21.9)
 Private 285 (78)
Level of institute (n = 364)
 Tertiary care 258 (70.6)
 Secondary care 68 (18.6)
 Primary 38 (10.4)
Specialty (n = 356)
 Anesthesia 39 (10.7)
 Emergency medicine 57 (15.6)
 Medicine 65 (17.8)
 Surgery 47 (12.9)
 Students 89 (24.4)
 Nursing staff 40 (11)
 Others 19 (5.2)
Designation (n = 365)
 Doctor 85 (23.3)
 Nurses/paramedics 178 (48.8)
 Student 95 (26.7)
 Others 7 (1.9)
Work experience (n = 362)
 6 month–2 years 97 (26.6)
 3–5 years 82 (22.5)
 6–8 years 38 (10.4)
 > 8 years 64 (17.5)
 Not applicable for student 81 (22.2)