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Table 1 Sociodemographic variables of the healthcare workers

From: Etiological explanation, treatability and preventability of childhood autism: a survey of Nigerian healthcare workers' opinion

Sociodemographic variables n (%)
Age group (years):  
20 to 29 28 (20.9)
30 to 39 57 (42.5)
40 to 49 44 (32.8)
50 and above 5 (3.7)
Gender:  
Male 71 (53.0)
Female 63 (47.0)
Marital status:  
Never married 38 (28.4)
Married 91 (67.9)
Separated/divorced 1 (0.7)
Widowed 4 (3.0)
Area of specialty:  
Pediatrics 21 (15.7)
Psychiatry 113 (84.3)
Working experience (years):  
1 to 5 61 (45.5)
6 to 10 9 (6.7)
11 to 15 16 (11.9)
16 to 20 41 (30.6)
20 and above 7 (5.2)
Geographical region:  
South-east 62 (46.3)
South-south 72 (53.7)
Previous involvement with management of children with autism spectrum disorders (ASD):  
Previous involvement 65 (48.5)
No previous involvement 69 (51.5)
Scores on KCAHW questionnaire:  
KCAHW questionnaire score ≥ mean score 94 (70.1)
KCAHW questionnaire score < mean score 40 (29.9)
  1. KCAHW, knowledge about childhood autism among health workers.