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Table 1 Sociodemographic characteristics of study participants

From: Knowledge of risk factors, beliefs and practices of female healthcare professionals towards breast cancer in a tertiary institution in Lagos, Nigeria

Variable Doctors
(number)
Nurses
(number)
Others*
(number)
Percentage
1. Profession 45 141 21 100
2. Age distribution (n = 182)     
a. < 20 0 2 0 1
b. 20–29 26 8 10 24
c. 30–39 13 67 8 49
d. 40–49 1 31 1 8
c. ≥ 50 0 14 1 8
3. Marital status     
a. Married 41 138 19 96
b. single 4 3 2 4
4. Professional qualification     
a. Basic 43 139 15 95
b. Postgraduate 2 2 6 5
  1. Others* = Pharmacists, Laboratory scientists and Physiotherapists.