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Table 2 Demographic characteristics for respondents

From: Relationships between actual and desired workplace characteristics and job satisfaction for community health workers in China: a cross-sectional study

Demographic variables N* % Demographic variables N* %
Sex Male 110 24.6 Age in years 21-30 92 20.6
Female 338 75.4 31-40 152 33.9
Marital status Married 386 86.2 41-50 161 35.9
Others 62 13.8 >50 43 9.6
Occupation Administrative staff 43 9.6 Years worked ≤5 84 18.8
General practitioner 138 30.9 6-10 55 12.3
Public health physician 105 23.4 11-15 57 12.7
Nurse 122 27.2 16-20 66 14.7
Other 40 8.9 ≥21 186 41.5
Working hours (per week) ≥40 212 47.3 Monthly income (RMB) <2000 186 41.5
41-48 140 31.3 2000-2999 194 43.3
49-56 62 13.8 3000- 3999 58 12.9
>56 34 7.6 ≥4000 10 2.3
Title Senior 88 19.6 Educational background High school or below 92 20.5
Middle 190 42.4 Junior college 185 41.3
Junior 144 32.1 College and above 171 38.2
No title 26 5.9    
  1. *N = 448.
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