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Table 2 Work related and behavioral characteristics of participants

From: Prevalence of needle-stick and sharp object injuries and its associated factors among staff nurses in Dessie referral hospital Amhara region, Ethiopia, 2018

Variables Frequency (n = 151) Percent (%)
Working department
 Emergency 49 32
 Pediatric word 10 6.5
 Adult ward 28 18.5
 OPD, ICU, orthopedic and others 65 43
Job satisfaction
 No 47 31
 Yes 104 69
Number of injection per day
 5–10 7 4.5
 10–15 12 8
 15–20 37 24.5
 > 20 95 63
Presence of Infection prevention committee
 No 32 21.0
 Yes 119 79.0
Vaccination of HBV
 No 70 46.3
 Yes 81 53.7
  1. OPD outpatient department; ICU intensive care unit