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Table 4 Monthly income of TB health workers

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

 NMonthly incomeT valueAnnual growth rateT valueLower than average level (%)Chi-square value
Total2784 536NA5.6NA43.4NA
Province
 Zhejiang1005 815Reference6.5Reference57.0Reference
 Jilin943 826− 9.11*4.5− 1.1335.110.85*
 Ningxia843 972− 7.84*6.4− 0.0439.88.10*
Level
 Provincial465 108Reference1.5Reference28.3Reference
 Prefecture924 720− 1.306.11.5847.35.12*
 County1394 356− 3.62*7.01.9147.55.70*
Staff types
 Doctors944 993Reference5.1Reference46.8Reference
 Nurses553 884− 3.97*6.71.7658.20.69
 Public health doctors654 532− 1.694.7− 1.7328.110.73*
 Technician494 480− 1.725.0− 0.0442.90.95
 Others153 972− 1.746.0− 0.0753.30.63
Gender
 Male1075 076Reference7.3Reference41.5Reference
 Female1704 220− 4.02*4.6− 1.4845.40.52
Age
 < 30403 227Reference13.9Reference65.0Reference
 30–502014 5744.12*4.6− 3.65*44.03.05*
 > 50355 3615.23*3.5− 3.48*25.79.03*
Education level
 Technical school and below344 306Reference10.3Reference35.3Reference
 College (3 years)734 3980.675.2− 1.6846.60.79
 University (≥ 5 years)1714 9873.15*4.7− 2.14*45.30.86
Professional title
 Primary833 678Reference8.5Reference61.4Reference
 Middle1154 6146.09*4.6− 1.6843.06.29*
 Senior805 52310.57*4.6− 1.4028.818.80*
  1. The average overall monthly physician salary in Zhejiang, Jilin, and Ningxia are 8 392 Yuan, 4 479 Yuan, and 5 006 Yuan, respectively (data source: Zhejiang, Jilin, and Ningxia Statistical Yearbook 2016)
  2. NA not available
  3. *p < 0.05