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Table 1 Characteristics of Study Participants (n = 76)

From: Knowledge, attitudes, and practices regarding dengue infection among public sector healthcare providers in Machala, Ecuador

Category Response selected n (%)
Gender Male 31 (41 %)
Female 45 (59 %)
Age (years) <30 24 (32 %)
31–40 10 (14 %)
41–50 17 (23 %)
51–60 17 (23 %)
61–70 6 (8 %)
>70 0 (0 %)
Medical role Doctor 62 (82 %)
Nurse 11 (14 %)
Other 3 (4 %)
Years of Medical experience <1 6 (8 %)
1–4 26 (34 %)
5–9 5 (7 %)
10–14 7 (9 %)
15–19 10 (13 %)
>19 22 (29 %)
Practice setting (n = 74) Community Health Center (Subcentro de Salud) 43 (58 %)
Hospital 25 (34 %)
Diagnostic Laboratory 2 (3 %)
Other 4 (5 %)