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Table 1 Characteristics of primary health care staff participating for the cross-sectional study

From: Being safe, feeling safe, and stigmatizing attitude among primary health care staff in providing multidrug-resistant tuberculosis care in Bantul District, Yogyakarta Province, Indonesia

Characteristics All (N = 123) Clinical staffa (N = 95) Tuberculosis program staff (N = 10) Otherb staff
(N = 18)
Age (years), mean ± SD 39 ± 12 38 ± 12 35 ± 14 47 ± 8
Gender, n (%)
 Male 39 (31.7) 27 (28.4) 0 (0) 12 (66.7)
 Female 84 (68.3) 68 (71.6) 10 (100) 6 (33.3)
Level of education, n (%)
 Diploma 68 (55.3) 48 (50.5) 9 (90.0) 11 (61.1)
 Undergraduate 46 (37.4) 39 (41.1) 1 (10.0) 6 (33.3)
 Graduate 2 (1.6) 1 (1.1) 0 (0) 1 (5.6)
 Professional 7 (5.7) 7 (7.4) 0 (0) 0 (0)
Length of work, n (%)
 < 1 year 4 (3.3) 3 (3.2) 0 (0) 1 (5.6)
 1–5 years 5 (4.1) 5 (5.3) 0 (0) 0 (0)
 6–10 years 33 (26.8) 27 (28.4) 5 (50.0) 1 (5.6)
 > 10 years 81 (65.9) 60 (63.2) 5 (50.0) 16 (88.9)
Working at PHCs provides DOT for MDR-TB, n (%) 39 (31.7) 30 (31.6) 4 (40.0) 5 (27.8)
Received on-the-job training on DOT for MDR-TB procedure, n (%) 36 (29.3) 27 (28.4) 6 (60.0) 3 (16.7)
Received training on infection control, n (%) 75 (61.0) 61 (64.2) 8 (80.0) 6 (33.3)
  1. aClinical staff: medical doctor, nurse, and laboratory staff. bOther staff: registration staff, health promotion staff, and environmental health staff
  2. PHCs primary health care facilities, DOT direct observed treatment, MDR-TB multidrug-resistant tuberculosis