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Table 1 Socio-demographic characteristics of primary health care nurses in Addis Ababa, 2018

From: Primary health care nurses attitude towards people with severe mental disorders in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia: a cross sectional study

Variables Category Frequency Percent
Sex Male 180 29.5
Female 430 70.5
Age 20–29 440 72.0
30–39 134 22.0
40–49 18 3.0
≥ 50 18 3.0
Religion Orthodox 408 66.9
Muslim 100 16.4
Protestant 96 15.7
Othersa 6 1.0
Marital status Single 342 56.1
Married 246 40.3
Othersb 22 3.6
Educational status Diploma 344 56.4
BSc 231 37.9
MSc 35 5.7
Work experience ≤ 5 440 72.1
6–10 66 10.8
≥ 11 104 17.1
Working department Medical 316 51.8
MCH 146 23.9
Emergency 62 10.2
Surgical 46 7.5
ART 40 6.6
  1. N.B. aCatholic, Jehovah, Wakifeta, bwidowed, divorced