profession  HIV risk conditions
Body fluid bloodMucous membrane Needle stick Mucous membrane
Yes No Yes No Yes No Yes No
Physician(16) 13(81.3%) 3(18.7%) 13(81.3%) 3(18.7%) 11(68.7%) 5(31.3%) 8(50%) 8(50%)
Health officer(11) 9(81.8%) 2(18.2%) 8(72.7%) 3(27.3%) 5(45.4%) 6(54.6%) 7(63.3%) 4(36.7%)
Nurse (106) 77(72.6%) 29(27.4%) 86(81.1%) 20(18.9%) 54(50.9%) 52(49.1%) 39(36.8%) 67(63.2%)
Midwife(24) 23(95.8%) 1(4.2%) 21(87.5%) 3(12.5%) 8(33.3%) 16(66.7%) 17(70.8%) 7(29.2%)
Laboratory(14) 6(42.8%) 8(57.3%) 13(92.8%) 1(7.2%) 6(42.8%) 8(57.2%) 2(14.3%) 12(85.7%)
Exposure to body fluid at p value=.007
Exposure to blood p=0.675
Exposure to needle p=0.260
Exposure to mucosemembrane p=.003
Table 2: Health professional’s exposure to HIV risk conditions in Mekelle town Occupational exposure by category of professions.
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