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Table 1 Socio-demographic characteristics of the Healthcare workers in Illu Aba Bor and Buno Bedelle Zones, Southwest Ethiopia, 2020

From: COVID – 19 related knowledge and preventive practices early in the outbreak among health care workers in selected public health facilities of Illu aba Bor and Buno Bedelle zones, Southwest Ethiopia

Variables Category Frequency Percent
Age in years < 25 84 25.5
25–35 185 56.1
> 35 61 18.4
Sex Male 203 61.5
Female 127 38.5
Marital status Single 96 29.1
Married 229 69.4
Others* 5 1.5
Religion Orthodox 109 33.0
Muslim 57 17.3
protestant 157 47.6
Others 7 2.1
Ethnicity Oromo 290 87.9
Amhara 26 7.9
Tigray 6 1.8
Others** 8 2.4
Educational status Diploma 144 43.6
Degree 176 53.3
Masters 10 3.03
Profession Physician 29 8.8
Nurse 184 55.8
Midwife Nurse 57 17.3
Health officer 20 6.1
Lab. Technicians 22 6.7
Pharmacy professional 18 5.5
Years of service <  5 years 133 40.3
5–10 years 108 32.7
> 10 years 89 27.0
  1. * Divorced/Widowed **Wakefata