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Table 2 Socio-demographic characteristics of health care workers in Sokoto metropolis, Nigeria (N = 262)

From: Adherence to malaria rapid diagnostic test result among healthcare workers in Sokoto metropolis, Nigeria

CharacteristicsFrequencyPercentage
Age (years)
 < 309837.4
 30–3910740.8
 40–494717.9
 ≥ 50103.8
Sex
 Female15559.2
 Male10740.8
Marital status
 Single6324.0
 Married18671.0
 Divorced62.3
 Widowed72.7
Professional cadre
 CHW11242.7
 Nurses6524.8
 Medical Laboratory Scientist/Technicians4617.6
 Medical Doctor3212.2
 Pharmacy Technician72.7
Professional qualification
 Certificatea3914.9
 Diploma17867.9
 Degree/HND4517.2
Years of practice
 < 511845.0
 5–97729.4
 ≥ 106725.6
Facility type
 Primary19072.5
 Secondary7227.5
  1. CHW Community Health Extension Workers and Community Health Officers, HND Higher National Diploma
  2. aCertificate in Junior Community Health Extension Worker