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Table 4 Socio-demographic characteristics of health professionals (n = 613)

From: Practice of code of ethics and associated factors among health professionals in Central Gondar Zone public hospitals, Northwest Ethiopia, 2021: a mixed-method study design

Variable Category Frequency (n) Percentage (%)
Sex Male 332 54.2
Female 281 45.8
Religion Orthodox 483 78.8
Muslim 88 14.4
Protestant 39 6.4
Catholic 3 5
Age 20–29 years 187 30.5
30–39 years 376 61.9
39–50 years 50 8.2
Marital status Married 286 46.7
Single 286 46.7
Divorce 38 6.2
Widowed 2 0.3
Separated 1 0.1
Level of education Diploma 31 5.1
First degree 542 88.4
Masters 15 2.4
Specialist 21 3.4
Subspecialist 4 0.7
Type of Health professionals Medical doctors 223 36.4
Nurses 390 63.6
Work experience in years < 4 193 31.5
4–8 226 36.9%
> 8 194 31.5%
Monthly income 3000–5000 46 7.5%
5000–7000 163 26.6%
7000–26,000 404 65.9%