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Table 1 Background characteristics of the study participants (n = 59), 2021

From: Ethics knowledge, attitudes, and experiences of tertiary care pediatricians in Ethiopia

Characteristics Number (%)
Age
  26–29 27 (45.8)
  30–33 22 (37.3)
  34–37 5 (8.5)
  38–41 4 (6.8)
   > 41 1 (1.7)
Sex
  Male 23 (39.0)
  Female 36 (61.0)
  Marital status  
  Married 32(54.2)
  Single 26 (44.1)
  Divorced 1 (1.7)
Do you have child?
  Yes 30 (50.8)
  No 29 (49.2)
Year of service as physician
  3–5 34 (57.6)
  6–8 14 (23.7)
  > 8 11 (18.6)
Academic status
  Consultants 12 (20.4)
  Year I residents 19 (32.2)
  Year II residents 9 (15.3)
  Year III residents 19 (32.2)
Service area of assignment
  Limited to PICU 1 (1.7)
  Limited to NICU 3 (5.1)
  Rotating to ward, ER*, NICU**, PICU*#, follow up clinics 55 (93.2)
  1. *ER Emergency department, **NICU neonatal intensive care unit, *#PICU pediatric intensive care unit