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TableĀ 2 Frequency of study participants among each Likert type of variables at Gondar University referral hospital, Northwest Ethiopia, 2018

From: Knowledge, attitude, and practice of healthcare professionals regarding infection prevention at Gondar University referral hospital, northwest Ethiopia: a cross-sectional study

Variables Response
Agree n (%) Disagree n (%) Neutral n (%)
Occupational safety training is important for health professionals 274 (97.2) 6 (2.1) 2 (0.7)
Healthcare environments can expose HCPs to a health hazard 260 (92.2) 15 (5.3) 7 (2.5)
HCPs workplace related risk exposure is a major crisis 213 (75.5) 42 (14.9) 27 (9.6)
Workplace risk assessment is important for occupational safety 279 (98.9) 2 (0.7) 1 (0.4)
Sharp materials should be discarded in a safety box 278 (98.6) 3 (1.1) 1 (0.4)
Needles should be recapped before disposal 103 (36.5) 167 (59.2) 12 (4.3)
Wearing PPE during the healthcare delivery process is mandatory 251 (89) 23 (8.2) 8 (2.8)
Vaccination of healthcare workers is necessary 263 (93.3) 17 (6.0) 2 (0.7)
HBV can be transmitted through biomedical wastes 248 (93.3) 17 (6.0) 2 (0.7)