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Table 2 Demographic information of participants

From: Evaluating the implementation of the standard treatment guidelines (STGs) and essential medicines list (EML) at a public South African tertiary institution and its associated primary health care (PHC) facilities

Demographic parameter Doctors (n = 107) Nurses (n = 98)
Frequency Percentage (%) Frequency Percentage (%)
Age (years)     
 20–29 17 1.89 21 21.43
 30–39 39 36.45 41 41.84
 40–49 38 35.51 27 27.55
 50+ 13 12.15 9 9.18
 Average age 39 37
Gender     
 Male 66 61.68 9 9.18
 Female 41 38.32 89 90.82
Experience (years)     
 1–4 22 20.56 25 25.51
 5–9 32 29.91 32 32.65
 10–14 34 31.77 29 29.59
 15+ 19 17.76 12 12.25
 Average years of experience 9 8
Qualification/level     
 Intern 18 16.82   
 Community service 11 10.28   
 Medical officer 69 64.49   
 Specialist 9 8.41   
 Professional nurse    98 100