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Table 1 Socio-demographic characteristics of nurses working in ten health facilities in Asmara, Eritrea

From: Knowledge, attitude, and practice of breast Cancer among nurses in hospitals in Asmara, Eritrea

Variable Frequency Percent
Age
 19–29 222 53.6
 30–39 65 15.7
 40–49 63 29.7
  > =50 64 31.7
Marital Status
 Single 212 51.2
 Ever married 202 48.8
Religion
 Muslim 35 8.5
 Christian 379 91.5
Family Hx of Breast Cancer
 Yes 32 7.7
 No 382 92.3
Having breast problem
 Yes 20 4.8
 No 394 95.2
Professional Level
 Associate Nurse 201 48.6
 Registered Nurse 170 41.1
 BSN 43 10.4
Unite of Work
 Orotta MCH 38 9.1
 Private hospital 44 10.6
 Medical wards 162 38.9
 Surgical Ward 50 12.0
 Community hospitals 82 19.7
 Ophthalmic hospital 40 9.6
  1. BSN Bachelors of Science in Nursing, MCH Maternity Child Health