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Table 2 Current region and practice setting of Ethiopian surgeons practicing in Ethiopia

From: The surgical workforce shortage and successes in retaining surgical trainees in Ethiopia: a professional survey

Region Public, n (%) Private, n (%) Missionary/NGO, n (%) Total, n
Addis Ababa 83 (77) 22 (20) 3 (3) 108
Afar 2 (100) 0 (0) 0 (0) 2
Amhara 27 (87) 4 (13) 0 (0) 31
Dire Dawa 2 (100) 0 (0) 0 (0) 2
Harari 3 (100) 0 (0) 0 (0) 3
Oromia 28 (80) 3 (9) 4 (11) 35
SNNPR 19 (83) 2 (9) 2 (9) 23
Somali 1 (100) 0 (0) 0 (0) 1
Tigray 16 (94) 1 (6) 0 (0) 17
Unknown 1 (33) 1 (1) 1 (1) 3
Total 182 (81) 33 (15) 10 (4) 225
  1. NGO Non-governmental organization; SNNPR The Southern Nations, Nationalities and People’s Region