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Table 1 Socio-demographic characteristic of health care workers and medical waste handlers in primary hospitals around of North-west Ethiopia, 2018

From: Sero-prevalence of hepatitis B virus infection and associated factors among health care workers and medical waste handlers in primary hospitals of North-west Ethiopia

Variables Frequencies Percentage (%)
Age (years)
 21–29 280 72
 30–40 76 19.6
 41–50 29 7.5
 +50 3 8
Gender
 Male 175 54.9
 Female 213 45.1
Religion
 Orthodox 368 94.8
 Muslim 18 4.6
 Others 2 0.5
Marital status
 Single 190 49
 Married 175 45.1
 Divorced 5 1.3
 Widowed 6 1.5
 Separated 12 3.1
Occupation
 Nurse 178 45.9
 Doctor 36 9.3
 Laboratory 31 8
 Pharmacy 23 5.9
 Medical waste handler 120 30.9