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Table 3 Single-factor comparison of the demographic characteristics that influence “good” and “not good” classifications in the knowledge dimension

From: Healthcare professionals’ knowledge, attitudes, and practices regarding graduated compression stockings: a survey of China’s big-data network

  Good (n = 1647) Not good (n = 3423) χ2 P
Gender, Men (%) 167 (10.1) 287 (8.4) 4.202a 0.040*
Age (years)    26.331a 0.000**
 <29 733 (44.5) 1266 (37.0)   
 30–39 649 (39.4) 1531 (44.7)   
 ≥ 40 265 (16.1) 626 (18.3)   
Highest education attained    5.955a 0.203
 Secondary 20 (1.2) 47 (1.4)   
 College 279 (16.9) 642 (18.8)   
 Bachelor’s degree 1217 (73.9) 2442 (71.3)   
 Master’s degree 114 (6.9) 268 (7.8)   
 Doctoral degree 17 (1.0) 24 (0.7)   
Profession    0.159a 0.690
 Doctor 208 (12.6) 446 (13.0)   
 Nurse 1439 (87.4) 2977 (87.0)   
Hospital level    4.649a 0.031*
 Tertiary hospital 1447 (87.9) 3076 (89.9)   
 Secondary hospital 200 (12.1) 347 (10.1)   
Service years    16.063a 0.001**
 1–5 542 (32.9) 953 (27.8)   
 6–10 482 (29.3) 1019 (29.8)   
 11–19 390 (23.7) 881 (25.7)   
 ≥ 20 233 (14.1) 570 (16.7)   
Professional title    2.001a 0.368
 Junior 995 (60.4) 1997 (58.3)   
 Intermediate 531 (32.2) 1157 (33.8)   
 Senior 121 (7.3) 269 (7.9)   
Administrative duties    12.664a 0.005**
 No 1420 (86.2) 3002 (87.7)   
Education
 Secretary 130 (7.9) 207 (6.0)   
 Head nurse 54 (3.3) 151 (4.4)   
 Doctor director 43 (2.6) 63 (1.8)   
GCS application training    810.688a 0.000**
 Yes 1502 (91.2) 1714 (50.1)   
 No 145 (8.8) 1709 (49.9)   
  1. aPearson Chi-Square test
  2. *p < 0.05; **p < 0.01