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Table 2 Analysis of socio-demographic factors related to CHS workers’ work passion

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

CHS workers Don’t have work passion (n = 1184) Have work passion (n = 2036) χ 2 P
n % n %
Gender       
 Male 580 49.0 994 48.8   
 Female 604 51.0 1042 51.2 0.008 0.973
Age       
 24 or below 266 22.5 462 22.7   
 25–34 397 33.5 794 39.0   
 35–44 384 32.5 527 25.9   
 45–54 126 10.6 212 10.4   
 55 and above 11 0.9 41 2.0 22.906 <0.001
Educational background       
 Secondary technical school and below 310 26.2 498 24.5   
 Junior college 675 57.0 1135 55.7   
 Bachelor’s degree 195 16.5 401 19.7   
 Master’s degree or above 4 0.3 2 0.1 7.614 0.055
Position       
 Doctor 432 36.5 685 33.6   
 Nurse 384 32.4 652 32.0   
 Public health worker 241 20.4 423 20.8   
 Medical technician 127 10.7 276 13.6 6.636 0.084
Professional title       
 No title 84 7.1 122 6.0   
 Junior title 759 64.1 1421 69.8   
 Middle title 329 27.8 476 23.4   
 Senior title 12 1.0 17 0.8 11.085 0.011
Years of employment       
 1 year and below 146 12.3 228 11.2   
 2–5 years 298 25.2 478 23.5   
 6–10 years 192 16.2 394 19.4   
 11–15 years 171 14.5 302 14.8   
 16–20 years 185 15.6 253 12.4   
 20 years and above 192 16.2 381 18.7 14.092 0.015
Province       
 Hubei 283 23.9 464 22.8   
 Guizhou 213 18.0 379 18.6   
 Hebei 177 15.0 264 13.0   
 Guangdong 306 25.8 544 26.7   
 Zhejiang 205 17.3 385 18.9 3.964 0.411
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