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Table 1 Characteristics of health care providers involved in the knowledge, attitude, and practice study on adult vitamin D deficiency in three ecologic zones of Ethiopia, July 2019

From: Knowledge, attitude and practice of health care workers on measuring adult vitamin D level, diagnosis of deficiency, and management of consequent health conditions in three ecologies of Ethiopia: a cross-sectional study

Variable Response categories Frequency Percent
Study area: Addis Ababa 140 34.6
Highland 135 33.3
Lowland 130 32.1
Age group: 19–25 71 17.3
25–29 192 46.7
30–39 112 27.3
40 and over 36 8.8
Sex of the respondent: Male 177 43.7
Female 228 56.3
Role in the facility: Leader/Program officer 30 7.4
Clinician 375 92.3
Profession: Physician 85 21.0
Nurse 152 37.5
Health officer 71 17.5
Health Extension Worker 97 24.0
Service years: Less than 5 186 45.3
5–9 134 32.6
10–14 56 13.6
15 plus years 35 8.5
Special focus on Vit D in your college training? Yes 367 90.6
No 38 9.4
In-service training on Vitamin D after graduation: Yes 7 1.7
No 398 98.3