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Table 1 Demographics of participants

From: What interventions do rural doctors think will increase recruitment in rural areas: a survey of 2778 health workers in Beijing

Characteristics All (no. = 2778) Non-qualified rural doctors (no. = 2577) Qualified rural doctors (no. = 201)
Gender
  Female no. (%) 1355 (48.8%) 1252 (48.6%) 103 (51.2%)
  Male no. (%) 1423 (51.2%) 1325 (51.4%) 98 (48.7%)
Age
  Mean age 50.01 ± 8.02 48.62 ± 9.49 50.16 ± 8.00
  Range (year) 24–75 28–62 24–75
  <40 year no. (%) 481 (17.3%) 433 (16.8%) 48 (23.9%)
  40–60 year no. (%) 2069 (74.5%) 1930 (74.9%) 139 (69.2%)
  >60 year no. (%) 228 (8.2%) 214 (8.3%) 14 (7.0%)
Years of medical service
  Mean length 27.90 ± 9.45 28.10 ± 9.43 25.80 ± 9.10
  <10 no. (%) 85 (3.1%) 78 (3.0%) 7 (3.5%)
  10–19 no. (%) 568 (20.4%) 516 (20.0%) 52 (25.9%)
  20–29 no. (%) 578 (20.8%) 529 (20.5%) 49 (24.4%)
  >30 no. (%) 1547 (55.7%) 1454 (55.6%) 93 (45.8%)
Education
  University no. (%) 26 (0.9%) 23 (0.9%) 3 (1.5%)
  High school & Junior college no. (%) 299 (10.8%) 250 (9.7%) 49 (24.4%)
  Primary & secondary school no. (%) 2453 (88.3%) 2304 (89.4%) 149 (74.1%)
Have a part time job 1472 (50.3%) 1378 (53.4%) 94 (40.8%)
Per capita monthly household income
  <2000 yuan no. (%) 2030 (73.1%) 1920 (74.5%) 110 (54.7%)
  2000–4000 yuan no. (%) 622 (22.4%) 557 (21.6%) 65 (32.3%)
  >4000 yuan no. (%) 126 (4.5%) 100 (3.9%) 26 (12.9%)