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Table 1 socio-demographic characteristics of study participant at Bahir Dar, Amhara Region, Ethiopia, 2017(N = 191)

From: Nurses’ intention to leave their job and associated factors in Bahir Dar, Amhara Region, Ethiopia, 2017

Variable Category Frequency Percent
Sex Male 105 55
Female 84 45
Current age in year 20–30 126 66.3
31–40 53 27.1
41–50 11 6.1
> 51 1 0.6
Marital status single 54 28.3
Married 110 57.6
Divorce 14 7.3
Widowed 13 6.8
Religion Orthodox Tewahedo 113 59.2
Protestant 31 16.2
Muslim 24 12.6
Other 23 12.0
Ethnicity Amhara 166 86.9
Oromo 11 5.8
aOther 14 7.3
Educational status Diploma nurse 79 41.4
BSc nurse 108 56.5
MSc 4 2.1
Work experience < 2 year 73 38.2
2-5 year 34 17.8
5–10 year 38 19.9
> 10 year 46 24.1
Institution Hospital 123 64.4
Health center 68 35.6
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