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Table 1 Socio-demographic characteristics of the health professionals in public health facilities of Jimma zone, southwest Ethiopia, April, 2019 (n = 190)

From: Health professionals’ perception of pharmaceuticals procurement performance in public health facilities in Southwestern Ethiopia

Variables Characteristics Frequency (%)
Health facility level Hospitals [7] 94 (49.5)
Health centers [37] 96 (50.5)
Gender Male 143 (75.3)
Female 47 (24.7)
Educational level Diploma 56 (29.5)
First degree 133 (70)
Master’s degree 1 (0.5)
Type of profession Pharmacy 133 (70)
Clinical nurse 54 (28.4)
Health officer 2 (1.1)
Midwifery 1 (0.5)
Service year in that facility Less than 2 years 91 (47.9)
2–5 years 66 (34.7)
Greater than 5 years 33 (17.4)
Manages pharmaceutical procurement Directly 148 (77.9)
Indirectly 42 (22.1)