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Table 2 Descriptive data for the socio-demographic and worked-related characteristics of paediatricians

From: Occupational identity, job satisfaction and their effects on turnover intention among Chinese Paediatricians: a cross-sectional study

Characteristic Total sample
N %
Age (years)
 20–29 594 14.1
 30–39 1635 38.9
 40–49 1337 31.8
 50–59 610 14.5
 > = 60 22 0.05
Gender
 Male 1256 29.9
 Female 2942 70.1
Education
 College graduate 223 5.3
 Bachelor’s degree 3035 72.3
 Master’s degree 817 19.5
 Doctorate degree 123 2.9
Marital
 Not married (single and others) 475 11.3
 Married 3723 88.7
Region
 Northeast China 534 12.7
 North China 537 12.8
 East China 632 15.1
 South China 659 15.7
 Central China 597 14.2
 Northwest China 635 15.1
 Southwest China 604 14.4
Type of practice setting
 General hospital 2980 71.0
 Children’s hospital 342 8.1
 Maternal and child care service centre 806 19.2
 Other 70 1.7
Grade of practice setting
 Primary 100 2.4
 Secondary 1700 40.5
 Tertiary 2342 55.8
 Not rated 56 1.3
Professional title
 Junior 1231 29.3
 Middle 1286 30.6
 Senior 1681 40.0
Years in practice
 < 1 year 156 3.7
 1–5 years 894 21.3
 6–10 years 868 20.7
 11–15 years 606 14.4
 16–20 year 459 10.9
 > 20 years 1215 28.9
Number of hospital beds
 < 5 379 9
 5–10 1634 38.9
 11–15 1243 29.6
 16–20 409 9.7
 > 20 533 12.7
Rest day / week
 0 day 1568 37.4
 1 day 1790 42.6
 2 days 821 19.6
 3 days 19 0.5
Monthly income (CNY)
 < 10,000 3462 82.5
 10,001–20,000 637 15.2
 20,001–30,000 73 1.7
 > 30,000 26 0.6