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Table 1 Percentage of female MCH workers for the different service types in the three regions

From: China’s human resources for maternal and child health: a national sampling survey

  Type of MCH work (%)
Region Women’s health Children’s health Health education Training and supervision Management Project/ research/ education Statistics
East 95.2 77.8 89.7 87.7 78.6 86.0 89.2
Central 94.3 72.9 89.3 86.4 74.0 82.9 89.4
West 96.4 83.7 91.6 90.4 83.6 89.0 92.4
Total 95.2 78.2 90.2 88.2 78.7 86.2 90.4
  1. Abbreviation: MCH maternal and child health