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Table 1 Characteristics of respondents (n = 152)

From: Paediatricians’ perspectives on global health priorities for newborn care in a developing country: a national survey from Nigeria

Factor Frequency
Sex
Female 72 (47.4%)
Male 80 (52.6%)
Age
Median 41 years
Interquartile range 35 – 48 years
Post-MBBS experience
Median 17.4 years
Interquartile range 9 – 25 years
Status
Professor 15 (9.9%)
(Senior) Lecturer/Consultant 77 (50.7%)
Paediatric resident 60 (39.4%)
Practice setting
Tertiary/Teaching hospital 124 (81.6%)
General/Secondary hospital 22 (14.5%)
Private clinic 6 (3.9%)
Employers
Federal/State government 136 (89.5%)
Private organisation 15 (9.8%)
International 1 (0.7%)
Geographical setting
North (11 States + Federal capital territory) 43 (28.3%)
South (10 States) 109 (71.7%)