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Table 3 Characteristics of participants

From: Implementation of a national electronic health information system in Gabon: a survey of healthcare providers’ perceptions

Variables Categories n (%)a
Age Under 30 101 (5.2)
30–39 583 (30.2)
40–49 917 (47.5)
50–59 301 (15.6)
60 and above 28 (1.5)
Experience 0–5 years 323 (16.7)
6–9 years 434 (22.5)
10+ 1173 (60.8)
ICT Skill None 564 (29.2)
Elementary 436 (22.6)
Average 706 (36.6)
Advanced 209 (10.8)
Expert 15 (0.8)
Organization Regional hospital 559 (29)
Medical center 348 (18)
Other structure 316 (16.4)
University health center 303 (15.7)
Health center 196 (10.2)
Private structure 145 (7.5)
Dispensary 63 (3.3)
Profession Nurse 1072 (55.5)
Other health profession 412 (21.3)
Midwife 140 (7.3)
General practitioner 115 (6)
Administrator 105 (5.4)
Specialist practitioner 86 (4.5)
Health Region Estuaire (Libreville Owendo) 669 (34.7)
Woleu-Ntem 296 (15.3)
Ngounié 271 (14)
Estuaire (Ouest) 182 (9.4)
Haut Ogooué 146 (7.6)
Ogooué Lolo 92 (4.8)
Ogooué Ivindo 81 (4.2)
Moyen Ogooué 75 (3.9)
Ogooué Maritime 68 (3.5)
Nyanga 50 (2.6)
Sex Female 1275 (66.1)
Male 655 (33.9)
  1. aN = 1930