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Table 1 Socio-demographic characteristics of healthcare providers in South Gondar hospitals, Northwest Ethiopia, 2021 (n = 214)

From: The shadow challenges to improve the state essential newborn care practices in healthcare providers: evidence from a multicentre cross-sectional study in Ethiopia

Variable Frequency Percent
Age
 1. 20–24 19 8.88
 2. 25–29 99 46.26
 3. 30–35 77 35.98
 4. >  35 19 8.88
Sex
 1. Male 95 44.39
 2. Female 119 55.61
Religion
 1. Orthodox 179 83.64
 2. Muslim 26 12.15
 3. Protestant 9 4.21
Educational status
 1. Degree 166 77.57
 2. Diploma 48 22.43
Marital status
 1. Single 76 35.51
 2. Married 121 56.54
 3. Divorced 17 7.94
Field of study
 1. Nurse 136 63.55
 2. Midwifery 78 36.45
Monthly salary
 1. 2000–3500 18 8.41
 2. 3500–5000 33 15.42
 3. 5000–6500 86 40.19
 4. >  6500 77 35.98
Working experience (in the year)
 1. 0–5 years 119 55.61
 2. 6–10 years 66 30.84
 3. >  10 years 29 13.55
Workload
 1. Yes 128 59.81
 2. No 86 40.19
Training on immediate newborn care
 1. Yes 131 61.21
 2. No 83 38.79
Availability of equipment
 1. Yes 151 70.56
 2. No 63 29.44
Availability of drugs and vaccines
 1. Yes 162 75.70
 2. No 52 24.30