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Table 2 Demographic features of clinicians who led consultations for 273 cases potentially exposed to rabies in high risk areas in southern Bhutan during the period 1st February to 31st March 2016

From: Evaluation of post-exposure prophylaxis practices to improve the cost-effectiveness of rabies control in human cases potentially exposed to rabies in southern Bhutan

VariableMedical doctorClinical officerHealth assistantTotal
n (%)21 (42%)5 (10%)24 (48%)50
No. of cases seen (%)124 (45%)34 (13%)115 (42%)273
Age (median in years)284742 
Clinical experience (median in years)22119 
Gender
 Female (%)4 (19%)0 (0%)8 (33%)12 (24%)
 Male (%)17 (81%)5 (100%)16 (67%)38 (76%)
Type of health center
 Basic Health Unit (%)6 (29%)0 (0%)10 (42%)16 (32%)
 District Hospital (%)12 (57%)3 (60%)8 (33%)23 (46%)
 Regional Hospital (%)3 (14%)2 (40%)6 (25%)11 (22%)
Highest qualification
 MBBS (%)21 (100%)0 (0%)0 (0%)21 (42%)
 Diploma (%)0 (0%)5 (100%)2 (8%)7 (14%)
 Certificate (%)0 (0%)0 (0%)22 (92%)22 (44%)
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