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Table 2 Demographic characteristics of the health workers

From: Knowledge, attitudes, and practice of cervical cancer prevention among health workers in rural health centres of Northern Uganda

Variables Frequency Percent
Health workers qualifications (n = 286)
 Nurses 153 54
 Midwife 81 28
 Clinical Officer 52 18
Gender of health workers (n = 286)
 Male 98 34
 Female 188 66
Health centre level of health workers (n = 286)
 Health centre level IV 64 22
 Health centre level III 222 78
Number of years employed as a health worker (n = 281)
 1–4 years 54 19
 5–9 years 113 40
 10–14 years 53 19
 15 + years 61 22
Age group of health workers (n = 280)
 21–25 years 19 7
 26–30 years 76 27
 31–35 years 72 26
 36–40 years 52 18
 41+ years 61 22
Health worker trained to conduct cervical cancer screening (n = 283)
 Yes 93 33
 No 190 67
HC has education material about cervical cancer (n = 284)
 No 200 70
 Yes 84 30
Health worker conducts outreach health education in the community (n = 283)
 Yes 128 45
 No 155 55
HC receives fund for cervical cancer activities (n = 282)
 No 273 97
 Yes 9 3
HC has guideline for cervical cancer screening (n = 281)
 Yes 58 21
 No 223 79
HC has HPV vaccination guideline (n = 276)
 Yes 205 74
 No 71 26
Participant knew period covered by strategic plan for cervical cancer prevention and control in Uganda
 Yes 5 2
 No 281 98
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