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Table 1 Demographic and professional characteristics of healthcare professionals

From: Healthcare professionals’ perspective can guide post-marketing surveillance of artemisinin-based combination therapy in Uganda

Total number of participants = 685
Regions
 Central295 (43%)
 Eastern128 (19%)
 Northern132 (19%)
 Western130 (19%)
Age 
 Mean years (SD); median, IQR30 (7.4); 28; 26–32
Gender 
 Male349 (51%)
 Female336 (49%)
Highest education level 
 Certificate205 (30%)
 Diploma245 (36%)
 Bachelors’ degree or higher235 (34%)
Professional cadre 
 Pharmacist/Pharm tech92 (13%)
 Nurse334 (49%)
 Medical officer110 (16%)
 Clinical officer114 (17%)
 Others35 (5%)
Professional experience (years) 
 0–1 years152 (22%)
 2–3 years217 (32%)
 4–5 years143 (21%)
 ≥ 6 years173 (25%)
Health facility status 
 Hospital or HC IV354 (52%)
 HC III/HC II45 (7%)
 Pharmacy/Pharm tech123 (18%)
 Drug shop114 (17%)
 Private clinic163 (24%)
Sector of practice 
 Public276 (40%)
 Private409 (60%)