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Table 7 The relationship between education and practicing methods of village doctors

From: Longitudinal study of rural health workforce in five counties in China: research design and baseline description

Practice methods When highest education degree is earned
  On-the-job (%) Prior to employment (%) Total (%)
Western medicine 347(33.0) 366(46.3) 713(38.7)
Traditional Chinese medicine 32(3.0) 21(2.7) 53(2.9)
Mixed methods 674(64.0) 403(51.0) 1,077(58.4)
Total 1,053(100) 790(100) 1,843a(100)
  1. a139 data points are missing.