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Table 3 Example of an essential public health service domain for the Public Health Workforce Questionnaire

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

Do you need training? not necessary – critically necessary
Use epidemiology to monitor health status, identify community and public health problems. 1 2 3 4 5
Use epidemiology to identify community health problems through surveillance strategies. 1 2 3 4 5
Oversee a community assessment process to identify community health problems 1 2 3 4 5
Apply risk assessment techniques to identify community health problems 1 2 3 4 5
Assessment of health service systems in order to identify community health problems 1 2 3 4 5