Table 5

Comparisons of various PHE events and related capacities of all types of hospitals, Beijing, Shandong, Guangxi, and Hainan, China, 2004–2005 (N = 318)

Varieties of PHE

Emergency plans included

Assessing response to PHE

Attending regulation and revision of emergency plans in local agencies

Having expert lists for following situation

Having projects admitting and treating following victims


No. "yes"

%

No. "yes"

%

No. "yes"

%

No. "yes"

%

No. "yes"

%


Infectious diseases incidence

277

95.5

133

93.7

81

28.2

293

93.3

210

70.7

Unidentified population diseases

167

62.8

110

79.1

54

19.0

231

75.0

141

48.8

Mass food poisoning and water pollution

200

73.5

116

82.3

57

20.1

243

79.2

173

59.5

Mass occupational poisoning

125

49.2

75

56.8

45

16.0

166

56.5

100

35.3

Outbreak of nosocomial infection

162

62.8

104

77.0

56

19.9

222

73.8

143

49.8

Mass abnormal reaction or death resulted from drugs or vaccination

93

38.0

79

59.8

41

14.5

160

54.8

91

32.4

Incident of radioactive or poisonous material contamination

103

41.4

60

45.8

32

11.4

125

43.1

73

25.9

Biochemical and nuclear terrorism

50

20.5

40

30.5

25

8.9

66

23.1

37

13.3

Grave medicine accident

203

76.0

115

83.9

58

20.4

237

77.7

158

54.7

Natural disaster

173

67.8

97

70.8

49

17.4

214

71.1

138

48.6


Li et al. BMC Public Health 2008 8:319   doi:10.1186/1471-2458-8-319

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