Table 6

Training needs analysis of primary care medical staff towards public health emergencies
Items Urban medical staffs Rural medical staffs Total χ2 P value
The most needed physicians that should be trained
 All medical staff(%) 78.2 78.6 78.4 0.079 0.778
 Infectious diseases physicians(%) 8.5 9.1 8.8 0.376 0.540
 Occupational diseases physicians(%) 1.9 3.1 2.4 4.721 0.030
 Emergency Doctors(%) 5.2 3.0 4.2 8.308 0.004
 Personnel in Disease Control Agency(%) 5.6 6.1 5.8 0.376 0.540
 Other staff(%) 0.6 0.1 0.4 4.763 0.029
Necessary training contents (Multiple choices)
 Emergency health laws and regulations(%) 48.3 52.1 50.0 4.124 0.534
 General First-Aid Principles(%) 35.0 28.7 32.4 10.791 0.214
 Knowledge of risk self-protection(%) 47.3 35.2 42.1 10.013 0.188
 Epidemiological investigation(%) 35.4 25.5 31.1 13.428 0.037
 Risk management(%) 51.8 58.7 54.8 101.623 0.000
 Monitoring and warning(%) 42.2 49.8 45.5 91.596 0.000
 Plan making(%) 29.6 38.4 33.4 65.091 0.000
 Media communication(%) 20.6 29.2 24.3 45.522 0.000
The most appropriate training methods (Single choice)
 Full-time study(%) 10.9 11.2 11.1 29.082 0.000
 Academic lectures(%) 21.1 21.9 21.4 0.315 0.575
 Case Study(%) 15.8 20.9 18.0 0.096 0.757
 Practical exercise(%) 29.8 24.0 27.3 12.235 0.000
 Desktop deduction(%) 20.5 18.7 19.7 1.401 0.237
 Distance Education(%) 1.7 2.7 2.1 4.132 0.042
 Other methods(%) 0.3 0.5 0.4 0.271 0.603

Zhiheng et al.

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

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