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Table 2 Characteristics of study participants (n = 309)

From: Determinants of emergency response responsibility perceptions in the local public health workforce after China’s health sector restructuring

Characteristics N (%) Provincial HII (%) Municipal HII (%) County/District HII (%) P
Gender      
 Men 171 (55.34) 31 (53.45) 43 (52.22) 93 (57.76) 0.6634
 Women 138 (44.66) 27 (46.55) 43 (47.78) 68 (42.24)  
Age      
 20 ~ 39 126 (40.78) 17 (29.31) 35 (38.89) 74 (45.96) 0.0965
 40 ~ 49 126 (40.78) 27 (46.55) 34 (37.78) 65 (40.37)  
 50~ 57 (18.44) 14 (24.14) 21 (23.33) 22 (13.66)  
Education level      
 High school or less 49 (15.86) 3 (5.17) 9 (10.00) 37 (22.98) <.0001
 Community College 118 (38.19) 12 (20.69) 26 (28.89) 80 (49.69)  
 College/graduate 142 (45.95) 43 (74.14) 55 (61.11) 44 (27.33)  
Education Background      
 Public health 49 (15.86) 32 (55.17) 49 (54.44) 81 (50.31) 0.7030
 Clinical Medicine 118 (38.19) 12 (20.69) 25 (27.78) 41 (25.47)  
 Others 142 (45.95) 14 (24.14) 16 (17.78) 39 (24.22)  
Department      
 Medical Institutions/Disease/Mother & Care Infectious Baby 55 (17.80) 12 (20.69) 23 (25.56) 20 (12.42) 0.1466
 Food Hygiene/School Health Surveillance 83 (26.86) 17 (29.31) 19 (21.11) 47 (29.19)  
 Public facilities/cosmetics/drinking water 75 (24.27) 12 (20.69) 20 (22.22) 43 (26.71)  
 Occupational/radiation 46 (14.88) 8 (13.79) 15 (16.67) 23 (14.29)  
 Administrative Enforcement 32 (10.36) 3 (5.17) 11 (12.22) 18 (11.18)  
 Information Management/other 18 (5.83) 6 (10.34) 2 (2.22) 10 (6.21)  
Work Experience in CDC    
 Yes 166 (53.72) 32 (55.17) 29 (32.22) 105 (65.22) <.0001
 No 143 (46.28) 26 (44.83) 61 (67.78) 56 (34.78)  
PHE Training/Drills     
 Yes 187 (50.49) 18 (31.03) 53 (58.89) 116 (72.05) <.0001
 No 122 (49.51) 40 (68.97) 37 (41.11) 45 (27.95)  
Public health emergency Response Experience    
 Yes 156 (50.49) 26 (44.83) 51 (56.67) 79 (49.07) 0.3250
 No 153 (49.51) 32 (55.17) 39 (43.33) 82 (50.93)  
Total 309