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Table 1 Demographic information of the participants (n = 186)

From: Perceived risk of tuberculosis infection among healthcare workers in Swaziland

Demographic data Number Percent
Working place
 National TB Hospital 97 52.2
 RFM Hospital 57 30.6
 SANU 32 17.2
Age
 19–25 44 23.7
 26–35 87 46.8
  > 35 55 29.5
Sex
 Female 129 69.4
 Male 57 30.6
Educational level
 Secondary school 6 3.2
 High school 40 21.5
 Diploma and post Diploma certificate 92 49.5
 Degreea 48 25.8
Marital status
 Married 78 41.9
 Single 91 48.9
 Widowed 3 1.6
 Divorced 14 7.6
Profession
 Nurse 99 53.2
 Doctor 19 10.2
 Allied HCW 68 36.6
Work period in the TB department
  < 4 years 121 65.0
 4–9 years 58 31.2
  > 9 years 7 3.8
  1. aincluding bachelor, master, and PhD