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Table 1 Distribution of demographic characteristics and hepatitis B preventive practices among health professionals in China

From: Hepatitis B and liver cancer knowledge and practices among healthcare and public health professionals in China: a cross-sectional study

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