Table 1

Pre registration public health and inequalities subject areas
Method of inclusion Length of time of session (s)(range in hours)
Integrated Specific Not included Missing
Principles of Public Health 22 11 3 1 2-10
Health & Social Care Policy 29 5 2 1 2-6
Epidemiology 26 2 5 4 1.5-6
Substance Misuse 30 3 1 3 1.5-11
Smoking 30 3 2 2 1-6
Obesity/Weight Management 25 2 8 2 1-6
Maternal Nutrition 31 0 4 2 1.5-3
Health Promotion 27 7 1 2 1.5-4
Health Education 28 5 2 2 1.5-4
Blood Borne Viruses 31 2 3 2 1-4
Domestic Violence 33 1 1 2 2-6
Homelessness 19 0 15 3 1.5-3
Ethnic Minority 25 2 8 2 1.5-4
Asylum/Refugee 23 2 10 2 1-6
Travellers 21 0 13 3 1.5-3
Parent Support Initiatives 29 2 4 2 1-6
Breast Feeding/Infant nutrition 31 4 0 2 3-16.5**
Teenage Pregnancy 28 2 4 3 1-6
Sexual Health 28 3 3 3 2-10
Sexual Orientation 25 2 8 2 1-6
Perinatal Morbidity 30 3 2 2 2-12
Perinatal Mental Health 31 4 0 2 1.5-14
Child Protection 33 1 0 3 1-6
Optimising Birth* 19 2 0 16 2.5-7

*paper responses only.

**range excludes 1 institution which offered 140 hours.

McNeill et al.

McNeill et al. BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2012 12:142   doi:10.1186/1471-2393-12-142

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