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Table 6 Differences in individual-level characteristics of village doctors’ workload

From: Determinants of village doctors’ job satisfaction under China’s health sector reform: a cross-sectional mixed methods study

Variables Low workload (%) High workload (%) P value a
 Gender    0.005
  Male 477 (51.57) 448 (48.43)  
  Female 180 (60.81) 116 (39.19)  
 Age (years)    0.752
  20–39 189 (53.09) 167 (46.91)  
  40–59 349 (53.45) 304 (46.55)  
  60 + 119 (56.13) 93 (43.87)  
 Education    <0.001
  ≤Junior high school 106 (69.28) 47 (30.72)  
  Secondary school 450 (54.41) 377 (45.59)  
  >Secondary school 101 (41.91) 140 (58.09)  
 Average monthly income (CNY)    0.006
  Low 244 (59.22) 168 (40.78)  
  Ordinary 217 (54.11) 184 (45.89)  
  High 196 (48.04) 212 (51.96)  
 Pension plan    0.098
  None 47 (59.49) 32 (40.51)  
  NRPP 427 (51.69) 399 (48.31)  
  Others 183 (57.91) 133 (42.09)