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Table 1 Sociodemographic characteristics of nurses working in public hospitals in the Harari region of eastern Ethiopia

From: Level and predictors of nurse caring behaviors among nurses serving in inpatient departments in public hospitals in Harari region, eastern Ethiopia

Variables Frequency Percent
Working hospital
 HFSUH 171 57
 Jugal hospital 129 43
Age in years
  < =24 109 36.33
 25–34 147 49
  > = 35 44 14.67
Sex
 Female 169 56.33
 Male 131 43.67
Religion
 Orthodox 141 47
 Muslim 120 40
 Protestant 37 12.33
 Other 2 0.67
Marital status
 Married 131 43.67
 Single 169 56.33
Educational status
 Diploma 48 16
 BSc 239 79.67
 MSc 13 4.33
Working unit
 Medical 160 53.33
 Surgical 98 32.67
 Pediatrics 26 8.67
 Gyne_obse 16 5.33
Work experience
  < = 5 yr 212 70.67
  > = 6 yr 88 29.33
  1. Other = wakafataa, HFSUH=Hiwotfana specialized university Hospital, Gyne_Obse = gynecology and obsetrics, yr = year