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Table 1 Socio-demographic characteristics of study participants in health facilities in the Amhara region, Northwest Ethiopia, 2019

From: Routine health information system utilization for evidence-based decision making in Amhara national regional state, northwest Ethiopia: a multi-level analysis

Variables Number Percent (%)
Sex (N − = 384)   
 Male 146 38
 Female 238 62
Age in year (N = 357)   
  ≤ 30 294 82.4
  > 30 63 17.6
Level of education (N = 386)   
 Grade ten completed 2 0.5
 Diploma 225 58.3
 Bachelor 155 40.2
 Master 4 1.0
Profession (N − = 386)   
 BSC midwifery 18 4.7
 BSC nurse 51 13.2
 Health officers 56 14.5
 Clinical nurse diploma 115 29.8
 Health information technician 42 10.9
 Laboratory diploma 17 4.4
 Midwifery diploma 37 9.6
 Pharmacy diploma 39 10.1
 Others 11 2.8
Experience in year (N = 375)   
  ≤ 5 239 63.7
 6–10 102 27.2
  ≥ 11 34 9.1
Salary in ETB (N = 378)   
  ≤ 5000 281 74.3
 5001–10,000 94 24.9
  > 10,000 3 0.8
Work location (N = 386)   
 Urban 153 39.6
 Rural 233 60.4
Departments by type (N = 386)   
 Anti-retroviral therapy (ART) 17 4.4
 Emergency outpatient department 18 4.8
 Facility head office 24 6.2
 HMIS unit 41 10.6
 Laboratory 17 4.4
 Maternal and child health (MCH) 97 25.1
 Out-patient department (OPD) 76 19.7
 Pharmacy 42 10.9
 TB clinic 16 4.1
 Youth friendly service 18 5.2
 Others 20 3.4
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