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Table 1 Sample characteristics

From: Health worker motivation in Africa: the role of non-financial incentives and human resource management tools

   Benin Kenya
   Number Percentage Number Percentage
Number of respondents (N)
   62   37  
Number of districts
   7   5  
Professional background
  Medical doctors 7 11% 8 22%
  Nurses 55 89% 29 78%
Age
  <25 3 5% - -
  25 – 34 30 48% 20 54%
  35 – 44 19 31% 10 27%
  45 – 54 9 15% 6 16%
  >55 1 2% 1 3%
Sex
  Female 40 65% 14 38%
  Male 22 35% 23 62%
Facility level
  Hospital 47 80% 22 59%
  Health centre 12 20% 15 41%
Sector
  Public 41 66% 23 62%
  Private 10 16% 5 14%
  NGO/Mission 11 18% 9 24%