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Table 1 Independent variables included in the regression analysis on health worker scores

From: Use of appropriate healthcare technologies: a cross-sectional study in rural Zhejiang of China

Independent variable Coding values
Age (x1) Continuous
Gender (x2) Female = 0, Male = 1
Level of Education  
 x31 Lower than junior high school = 0, Senior high (vocational) school = 1
 x32 Lower than junior high school = 0, Associate degree = 1
 x33 Lower than junior high school = 0, Bachelor degree or higher = 1
Monthly Income, Yuan (x4) Below 1000 = 0, 1000-2999 = 1, 3000-4999 = 2, 5000 and above = 3
Professional Title  
 x51 No title = 0, Junior level = 1
 x52 No title = 0, Middle level = 1
 x53 No title = 0, Senior level = 1
Work Experience, Year (x6) Below 9 = 0, 10-19 = 1, 20-29 = 2, 30 and above = 3
Area of Technologies  
 x71 Maternal and child care = 0, Public health = 1
 x72 Maternal and child care = 0, Traditional Chinese medicine = 1
 x73 Maternal and child care = 0, Family planning = 1
 x74 Maternal and child care = 0, Chronic conditions = 1
Financial Incentives (x8) No = 0, Yes = 1