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Table 1 Background characteristics of participants (n = 79)

From: Knowledge, attitude and practice of Ethiopian pediatricians concerning childhood eye diseases

Characteristics Variables n (%)
Sex Female 34 (43.0)
Male 45 (57.0)
Age (years) 21–30 27 (34.2)
31–40 24 (30.4)
41–50 26 (32.9)
51–60 2 (2.5)
Duration of practice (years) 1–10 54 (68.4)
11–20 20 (25.3)
21–30 1 (1.3)
> 30 > 4 (5.1)
Type of practice Government 57 (72.2)
Private 17 (21.5)
Non-governmental organization (NGO) 5 (6.3)
Place of practice Specialist hospital 56 (70.9)
General hospital 20 (25.3)
Primary hospital 3 (3.8)
Duration of undergraduate training in ophthalmology a(weeks) 2 25 (31.6)
3 15 (19.0)
4 17 (21.5)
5 8 (10.0)
6 12 (15.2)
Not sure 2 (2.5)
Duration of postgraduate training in ophthalmology (weeks) 2 2 (2.5)
  1. aUndergraduate ophthalmology training at a medical school in Ethiopia
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