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Table 1 Participants demographics, years of practice, spirometry training and asthma management

From: Spirometry practice and the impact of a phase 1 training workshop among health workers in southern Nigeria: a cross-sectional study

Variables Outcome
Mean Age in years n (SD) 39.27 (6.02)
Years of graduation n (SD) 12.81 (5.49)
Years of practice n (SD) 9.90 (6.73)
Gender %(n)
 Male 45.3 (29)
 Female 54.7 (35)
Previous spirometry training %(n)
 Formal training 14.1 (9)
 Informal training 15.6 (10)
 None 70.3 (45)
Knowledge of the existence of GINA%(n)
 Yes 82.8 (53)
 No 17.2 (11)
The practice of GINA contents %(n)
 Yes 51.6 (33)
 No 48.4 (31)
Uses of any lung function equipment to support asthma diagnosis%(n)
 Yes 59.4 (38)
 No 40.6 (26)
Recent management of the patient with asthma%(n)
 Less than three months 56.5 (36)
 More than three months 43.8 (28)