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Table 3 Training characteristics of professional health care workers

From: Factors affecting motivation and retention of primary health care workers in three disparate regions in Kenya

Characteristic Category Nairobi (n = 100) % Machakos (n = 68) % Turkana (n = 27) % Total (n = 195) %
Highest level of training <Diploma 28 41.2 48.1 35.4
  Diploma 52 55.8 48.2 52.8
  >Diploma 20 3 3.7 11.8
Attended upgrading course Yes (n = 111) (n = 87) (n = 40) (n = 238)
   52.3 67.8 40 55.9
  No 47.7 32.2 60 44.1
  1. Note: Data from some participants were excluded due to incomplete or inaccurate completion of the questionnaire.