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Table 1 Socio-demographic characteristics of the health care providers Central Gondar Zone public primary hospitals, Northwest Ethiopia, 2019 (n = 335)

From: Hand hygiene compliance and associated factors among health care providers in Central Gondar zone public primary hospitals, Northwest Ethiopia

VariableFrequencyPercent (%)
Age18–245516.4
25–3424372.5
> 353711.1
SexMale23871
Female97 
ReligionOrthodox29989.3
Muslima3610.7
ProfessionPhysician4112.2
Nurse12035.8
Laboratory3410.1
Midwives7422.1
Othersb6619.7
Level of educationDiploma8726
Bachelor20059.7
2nd degree and abovec4814.3
Marital statusMarried15947.5
Singled17652.5
Working experience0–520160
6–106318.8
11–153610.7
>163510.5
Unit of workOPD7422.1
Emergency3610.7
Inpatient5315.8
Laboratory3410.1
OR4112.2
GYN Obs6318.8
Otherse3410.1
  1. aProtestant, Others
  2. bHO, Radiography, Anaesthesia, Optometry, pharmacy
  3. cMasters and GP
  4. dDivorced, Widowed,
  5. eTriage