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Table 1 Socio-demographic characteristics of the health professional respondents (n = 94)

From: Views and experiences of healthcare professionals towards the use of African traditional, complementary and alternative medicines among patients with HIV infection: the case of eThekwini health district, South Africa

Category Sub-category Number, (%), SE, RE
Gender Female 67 (71.3 %), SE (0.055), RE (0.0008)
Male 27 (28.7 %), SE (0.087), RE (0.003)
Professional qualification Doctor 25 (26.6 %), SE (0.088),RE (0.033)
Nurse 29 (30.9 %),SE (0.086),RE (0.0027)
Pharmacist 32 (34.0 %), SE (0.084),RE (0.0024)
PBPA 8 (8.5 %), SE (0.099),RE (0.011)
Work experience(years) 0.3–5 53 (56.4 %),SE (0.068),RE (0.0012)
6–25 41 (43.6 %),SE (0.077),RE (0.0017)
Mean (standard deviation) 5.9 (±4.4)
Range (minimum -maximum) 0.3–22.0
  1. Legend: SE = standard error, RE = relative error, PBPA = Post basic pharmacist assistant