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Table 2 Baseline characteristics of health care providers

From: Early detection of cervical cancer in western Kenya: determinants of healthcare providers performing a gynaecological examination for abnormal vaginal discharge or bleeding

Characteristic Frequency %
Cadre
 Clinical officer 10 15.2
 Nurse 56 84.8
Sex
 Male 18 27.3
 Female 48 72.7
Length of work experience after qualification (mo.)
  < 60 19 28.8
  ≥ 60 47 71.2
Cadre working in the facility
 Nurses only 29 43.9
 Clinical officer only 0 0.0
 Both nurses and clinical officers 37 56.1
No. of nurse colleaguesa
  ≤ 3 26 39.4
 4 + 37 56.1
No. of clinical officer colleaguesa
 None 29 43.9
 1–2 28 42.4
 3 + 5 7.6
Nature of health facility
 Public 57 86.4
 Private 9 13.6
No. of patients per daya
  < 20 9 13.6
 20–50 25 37.9
  > 50 31 47.0
  1. aMissing cases