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Table 1 Socio demographic characteristics of respondents in selected public hospitals of Tigray, Ethiopia, 2017

From: Nursing documentation practice and associated factors among nurses in public hospitals, Tigray, Ethiopia

Variable Frequency (n = 316) Percent
Age group of respondents (in a years)
 < 24 50 15.8
 25–34 208 65.8
 35–44 33 10.4
 45–54 18 5.7
 55–60 7 2.2
Gender of respondents
 Male 109 34.5
 Female 207 65.5
Educational level of respondents
 College diploma 18 5.7
 Bachelor degree 279 88.3
 MSc 19 6
Professional level of respondents
 Junior clinical nurse 16 5.1
 Junior nurse professional 148 46.8
 Senior nurse professional 152 48.1
Respondents’ work experience (in years)
 < 2 100 31.6
 2–5 109 34.5
 > 5 107 33.9
Work setting of respondents in their hospitals
 In-patient admission ward 161 50.9
 Out-patient department 155 49.1