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Table 1 Socio-demographic characteristics

From: Healthworker preparedness for COVID-19 management and implementation experiences: a mixed methods study in Uganda’s refugee-hosting districts

Characteristic n %
District
Adjumani 62 16.8
Gulu 45 12.2
Kabarole 55 14.9
Kampala 130 35.1
Kyegegwa 37 10.0
Mubende 41 11.1
Region
Central 171 46.2
West Nile 69 18.7
Western 92 24.9
Northern 38 10.3
Health facility level
Region Referral hospital 200 54.1
General hospital 70 18.9
HC IV 49 13.2
HC III 26 7.0
HC II 9 2.4
Clinic 9 2.4
Facility type
Public 297 80.3
Private Not for Profit 73 19.7
Gender
Male 162 43.8
Female 208 56.2
Education
Primary 1 0.3
Secondary 2 0.5
Certificate/ 83 22.4
Diploma 164 44.3
Vocational 2 0.5
Bachelors’ degree 103 27.8
Marital status
Single 109 29.5
Married 241 65.1
Divorced/separated 10 2.7
Widowed 4 1.1
Religion
Catholic 151 40.8
Protestant 126 34.1
Muslim 26 7.0
Pentecostal 55 14.9
SDA 12 3.2
Cadre
Consultant 7 1.9
Medical officer 28 7.6
Clinical officer 38 10.3
Reg trained nurse 89 24.1
Enrolled nurse 87 23.5
Pharmacist 26 7.0
Radiographer 5 1.4
Laboratory technologist 32 8.6
Other 58 15.7
Department
Emergency 13 3.5
Outpatient 160 43.2
Inpatient 125 33.8
Investigative dept 12 3.2
Other 60 16.2
Age (Mean; SD) 34.5 (7.7)  
Number of Beds (Mean; SD) 306 (446)