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Table 1 Socio-demographic characteristics of nurses and midwives working in Amhara Region public hospitals, North Ethiopia, 2019

From: Implementation of evidence-based practice and associated factors among nurses and midwives working in Amhara Region government hospitals: a cross-sectional study

Variables Frequency (n = 790) Percent (%)
Sex   
 Male 416 52.7
 Female 374 47.3
Age   
 20–24 128 16.2
 25–29 429 54.3
 30–34 149 18.9
 35–54 84 10.6
Position   
 Staff nurse 459 58.1
 Staff midwife 254 32.2
 Head nurse and head midwife 77 9.7
Year of experience   
 1–5 years 537 68
  6–10 years 175 22.2
 11 and above years 78 9.8
Religion   
 Orthodox 709 89.7
 Others 81 10.3
Ethnicity   
 Amhara 743 94.1
 Others 47 5.9
Income per month   
 100–133 US dollar 153 19.4
 134–200 237 30
 201–333 227 28.7
 > 333 173 21.9
  1. Others (religion) = Muslim, protestant, catholic, and Adventist