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Table 1 Characteristics of the included HCWs (N = 901)

From: Sharp injuries: a cross-sectional study among health care workers in a provincial teaching hospital in China

Characteristics Number Constituent ratio (%)
Gender Male 227 25.2
Female 674 74.8
Seniority < 5 years 393 43.6
5~20 years 379 42.1
> 20 years 129 14.3
Job category Doctor 301 33.4
Nurse 600 66.6
Title Primary 520 57.7
Intermediate 268 29.7
Professor 113 12.5
Education College 363 40.3
Bachelor 341 37.8
Master 197 21.9
Department Surgery Dept. 371 41.2
Internal medicine 311 34.5
Obstetrics and Gynecology 35 3.9
Emergency Dept. 72 8.0
Infection Dept. 25 2.8
Operation room 73 8.1
Sterile supply room 14 1.6
Training programs Seldom 513 56.9
Often 388 43.1
Standard prevention Knowledge Unknown 224 24.9
Known 677 75.1