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Table 2 Completion rates (number in the sample/percent of sample responding) by public health worker category and health department type

From: Considerations for increasing the competences and capacities of the public health workforce: assessing the training needs of public health workers in Texas

Public health worker category Participating Non-participating TDSHS regions TDSHS central office Overall completion rate
Nutritionists/WIC 276/.34 0/0 26/.69 17/.29 319/.37
Nurses 570/.30 7/.71 197/.51 138/.18 911/.33
Sanitarians 285/.28 112/.34 355/.35 142/.29 895/.32
Dental Workers 56/.32 7/0 31/.29 5/.40 95/.31
Social/Case Worker 358/.27 7/.43 249/.43 19/.21 633/.33
Lab 100/.35 0/0 0/0 237/.26 337/.29
Licensed Health Care Professionals 84/.19 5/.20 13/.46 59/.22 161/.22
Animal/Vector Control 260/.23 53/.09 7/.71 0/0 320/.22
HIV/STD 75/.40 0/0 3/0 0/0 78/.38
Health Educators 92/.36 2/.50 4/.40 0/0 99/.36
Biostatisticians Epidemiologists 37/.62 0/0 10/.70 46/.65 93/.65
Public Health Tech/Other 257/.14 0/0 496/.39 649/.24 1420/.28
Manager or Administrator at TDSHS 0/0 0/0 63/.41 344/.22 406/.25
Manager or Administrator at LHD 105/.50 6/.83 0/0 0/0 111/.51
Total 2555/.29 200/.29 4455/.41 1656/.25 5860/.31