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Table 1 Socio-demographic characteristics of WSUTRH health care workers towards blood donation, 2017

From: Assessment of knowledge, attitude and practice and associated factors of blood donation among health care workers in Ethiopia: a cross-sectional study

Variable Category N %
Age 20–25 61 28
26–30 102 46.8
31–35 33 15.1
36–40 15 6.9
> 41 7 3.2
Sex Male 129 59.2
Female 89 40.8
Marital status Single 107 49.1
Married 106 48.6
Divorced 4 1.8
Widowed 1 0.5
Qualification Diploma 77 35.3
First degree 138 63.3
Second degree 1 0.5
Specialist 2 0.9
Religion Protestant 107 49.1
Orthodox 89 40.8
Catholic 9 4.1
Muslim 6 2.8
Other 7 3.2
Duration of practice in years 1–2 97 44.5
3–4 31 14.2
5–6 23 10.6
7–8 31 14.2
9–10 16 7.4
≥11 20 9.1
Department Nursing 116 53.2
Physician 22 10.1
Laboratory 18 8.3
Anesthetists 15 6.9
Pharmacy 8 3.7
Others 39 17.9
Monthly income in birr 1000–3000 87 39.9
3001–6000 81 37.2
6001–9000 48 22
> 9000 2 0.9
Easy accessibility of blood bank Yes 26 11.9
No 192 88.1