Table 1

Distribution of demographic characteristics and hepatitis B preventive practices among health professionals in China

Characteristic

N

(%)

Characteristic

N

(%)


Sex

Education level

Male

146

60.1

Elementary

1

0.4

Female

97

39.9

Middle school

1

0.4

Unknown

6

High school

18

7.4

Province of residence

Vocational

29

11.8

Heilongjiang

4

1.7

University/college

181

73.9

Jilin

13

5.6

Graduate/professional degree

15

6.1

Liaoning

3

1.3

Unknown

4

Beijing

16

6.9

Occupation

Inner Mongolia

4

1.7

Physician

83

34.6

Gansu

26

11.2

Nurse or midwife

5

2.1

Xinjiang

2

0.9

Elementary school teacher/admin

1

0.4

Qinghai

10

4.3

Social worker

13

5.4

Ningxia

2

0.9

Government public health worker

42

17.5

Shanxi

7

3.0

Local public health worker

83

34.6

Hebei

18

7.8

Hospital administrator

13

5.4

Shandong

9

3.9

Unknown

9

Jiangsu

14

6.0

Family history of chronic hepatitis B

Henan

19

8.2

Yes

72

30.8

Shaanxi

20

8.6

No

162

69.2

Sichuan

5

2.2

Unknown

15

Tibet

1

0.4

Family history of liver cancer

Chongqing

2

0.9

Yes

19

8.5

Hubei

4

1.7

No

204

91.5

Anhui

3

1.3

Unknown

26

Shanghai

3

1.3

Ever been tested for HBV

Zhejiang

18

7.8

Yes

225

94.9

Jiangxi

4

1.7

No

12

5.1

Fujian

2

0.9

Unknown

12

Hunan

2

0.9

Vaccinated against HBV

Yunnan

2

0.9

Yes

195

81.6

Guangxi

5

2.2

No

44

18.4

Guangdong

14

6.0

Unknown

10

Unknown

17

Children vaccinated against HBV

Rural/urban status of residence

Yes

226

95.8

Rural

39

16.0

No

10

4.2

Urban

205

84.0

Unknown

13

Unknown

5

Ever heard of the Jade Ribbon Campaign

Population of town/city of residence

Yes

88

37.3

<10,000

17

7.0

No

148

62.7

10,000-50,000

75

30.9

Unknown

13

500,000-1 million

42

17.3

>1 million

109

44.9

Unknown

6


Chao et al. BMC Public Health 2010 10:98   doi:10.1186/1471-2458-10-98

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