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Table 1 Socio-demographic features of the investigated CHS workers in five Chinese provinces

From: Factors influencing the work passion of Chinese community health service workers: an investigation in five provinces

Characteristic CHS workers (n = 3220) Percentage (%)
Gender   
 Male 1574 48.9
 Female 1646 51.1
Age   
 24 or below 728 22.6
 25–34 1191 37.0
 35–44 911 28.3
 45–54 338 10.5
 55 and above 52 1.6
Educational background   
 Secondary technical school and below 808 25.1
 Junior college 1810 56.2
 Bachelor’s degree 596 18.5
 Master’s degree or above 6 0.2
Position   
 Doctor 1117 34.7
 Nurse 1036 32.2
 Public health worker 664 20.6
 Medical technician 403 12.5
Professional title   
 No title 206 6.4
 Junior level title 2180 67.7
 Middle level title 805 25.0
 Senior level title 29 0.9
Years of employment   
 1 year and below 374 11.6
 2–5 years 776 24.1
 6–10 years 586 18.2
 11–15 years 473 14.7
 16–20 years 438 13.6
 20 years and above 573 17.8
Province   
 Hubei 747 23.2
 Guizhou 592 18.4
 Hebei 441 13.7
 Guangdong 850 26.4
 Zhejiang 590 18.3
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