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Table 2 Composition of TB health workers (N, %)

From: Transforming tuberculosis (TB) service delivery model in China: issues and challenges for health workforce

 ZhejiangJilinNingxiaTotal
Total1029485281
Level
 Provincial20 (19.6)10 (10.8)16 (18.8)46 (16.4)
 Prefecture33 (32.4)31 (33.3)29 (34.1)93 (33.2)
 County49 (48.0)52 (55.9)40 (47.1)141 (50.4)
Staff types
 Doctors39 (38.2)31 (33.0)25 (29.4)95 (33.8)
 Nurses21 (20.6)19 (20.2)16 (18.8)56 (19.9)
 Public health doctors27 (26.5)17 (18.1)21 (24.7)65 (23.1)
 Technician12 (11.8)19 (20.2)19 (22.4)50 (17.8)
 Others3 (2.9)8 (8.5)4 (4.7)15 (5.3)
Gender
 Male45 (44.6)34 (36.6)29 (34.1)108 (38.7)
 Female56 (55.4)59 (63.4)56 (65.9)171 (61.3)
Age
 < 3017 (17.0)10 (10.8)13 (15.3)40 (14.4)
 30–5075 (75.0)70 (75.3)57 (67.1)202 (72.7)
 > 508 (8.0)13 (14.0)15 (17.6)36 (12.9)
Education level
 Technical school and below8 (7.9)22 (23.4)5 (5.9)35 (12.5)
 College (3 years)13 (12.9)30 (31.9)30 (35.3)73 (26.1)
 University (≥ 5 years)80 (79.2)42 (44.7)50 (58.8)172 (61.4)
Professional title
 Primary25 (24.8)34 (36.2)24 (28.2)83 (29.6)
 Middle44 (43.6)38 (40.4)34 (40.0)116 (41.4)
 Senior32 (31.7)22 (23.4)27 (31.8)81 (28.9)
  1. Data source: staff survey