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Table 1 Socio-demographic characteristics of the female health care workers in West Shewa zone public hospitals, Western, Ethiopia 2019

From: Breast self-examination practice and associated factors among female healthcare workers in West Shoa Zone, Western Ethiopia 2019: a cross-sectional study

Characteristics Frequency Percentage
Age
 19–25 141 41.5
 26–30 141 41.5
 ≥ 31 58 17.0
Marital status
 Single 153 45.0
 Married 187 55.0
Ethnicity
 Oromo 276 81.2
 Amhara 48 14.1
 Others 16 4.7
Religion
 Orthodox 138 40.5
 Protestant 177 52.1
 Muslims 23 6.8
 Others 2 0.6
Profession
 Nurse 198 58.2
 Midwife 57 16.8
 Pharmacy 21 6.2
 Laboratory 18 5.3
 Medical doctors 31 9.1
 Others 15 4.4
Educational level
 Diploma 71 20.9
 Degree 232 68.2
 Masters 37 10.9
Work experience
 < 5 174 51.2
 ≥ 5 166 48.8
Ward units
 Inpatient service 240 70.6
 Outpatient service 100 29.4