Table 5

Behavior analysis of primary care medical staffs towards public health emergencies
Items Urban medical staffs Rural medical staffs Total χ2 P value
The frequency of emergency response training since work
 Once a year(%) 32.5 29.7 31.3 3.014 0.083
 Once every 2 to 5 years(%) 30.0 20.3 25.8 40.982 0.000
 Interval of more than  5 years(%) 9.3 10.0 9.6 0.453 0.501
 Never (%) 28.2 40.1 33.3 53.279 0.000
Sources to gain health emergency associated knowledge(multiple choice)
 School education(%) 25.2 29.2 26.9 8.695 0.003
 Self-learning(%) 17.7 18.7 18.1 0.570 0.450
 Organizational learning unit(%) 40.3 35.8 38.4 7.013 0.008
 Media(%) 38.6 27.3 32.4 47.763 0.000
 Continuing education(%) 25.1 15.6 20.5 45.927 0.000
 Accumulation of practical work(%) 29.2 36.1 31.6 18.290 0.000
 Other sources(%) 17.2 23.0 19.3 16.831 0.000
 Participated in treatment at the scene(%) 25.2 26.3 25.7 0.510 0.475
Response to public health emergencies(Single-choice)
 Self-aid(%) 45.9 31.0 39.4 83.743 0.000
 Mutual-aid(%) 51.7 64.5 57.3 56.314 0.000
 Escape(%) 1.5 1.9 1.7 0.847 0.358
 Don’t know what to do(%) 0.9 2.5 1.6 14.410 0.000

Zhiheng et al.

Zhiheng et al. BMC Health Services Research 2012 12:338   doi:10.1186/1472-6963-12-338

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