Table 1

Description of the respondents involved in the quantitative method of the study (n=276)
Demographic characteristics Number Percentage (%)
Sex
Female 176 63.8
Male 100 36.2
Age (in years)
20 to 29 50 18.1
30 to 39 115 41.7
40 to 49 57 20.7
50 and above 54 19.6
Profession
Enrolled nurse/midwife 95 34.4
Registered nurse/midwife 111 40.2
Clinical officer 51 18.5
Medical doctor 19 6.9
Level of education
Certificate 94 34.1
Diploma 148 53.6
Bachelor’s degree 23 8.3
Postgraduate certificate/diploma 5 1.8
Master’s degree and above 6 2.1
Years of experience
0 to 5 73 26.4
6 to 10 68 24.6
11 to15 43 15.6
16 to 20 26 9.4
21 and above 66 23.9
Level of health facility
Health centre II 21 7.6
Health centre III 80 29.0
Health centre IV 56 20.3
Hospital 119 43.1
District
Mbale 106 38.4
Tororo 65 23.6
Kumi 55 19.9
Sironko 50 18.1

Lutwama et al.

Lutwama et al. BMC Health Services Research 2013 13:355   doi:10.1186/1472-6963-13-355

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