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Table 1 Socio-demographic characteristics of animal and human health workers

From: Knowledge, attitude and practices about rabies management among human and animal health professionals in Mbale District, Uganda

  Socio-demographic characteristics Animal Health Professionals, n = 16 (%) Human Health Professionals, n = 131 (%) Overall, n = 147 (%)
Location Urban 0 43 (33) 43 (29)
Rural 16 (100) 88 (67) 104 (71)
Sex of respondent Male 14 (88) 50 (38) 64 (44)
Female 2 (12) 81 (62) 83 (56)
Marital status Single 7 (44) 111 (85) 29 (20)
Married 9 (56) 20 (15) 118 (80)
Age group (years) ≤29 10 (63) 41 (31) 51 (35)
30–49 5 (31) 74 (56) 79 (54)
50–69 1 (6) 16 (13) 17 (12)
Mean age (SD)   32.88 (± 9.44) 35.34 (± 9.39) 35.07 (± 9.40)
Qualification Certificate 0 77 (59) 77 (52)
Diploma 11 (69) 48 (37) 59 (40)
Degree 5 (31) 6 (5) 11 (8)
Religion Christian 14 (88) 13 (10) 132 (90)
Muslim 2 (13) 118 (90) 15 (10)
Years in service 1–20 15 (94) 115 (88) 130 (88)
21–40 1 (6) 16 (12) 17 (12)
Dog ownership Own dogs 5 (31) 18 (14) 23 (16)
Don’t own dogs 11 (69) 113 (86) 124 (84)
Cat ownership Own cats 1 (6) 11 (8) 12 (8)
Don’t own cats 15 (94) 120 (92) 135 (92)
  1. Bold values: Highest percentage in the respective categories