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Table 2 Socio-demographic characteristics of the village doctors

From: “What do you know?”——knowledge among village doctors of lead poisoning in children in rural China

Socio-demographic characteristics Number (n) Percentage (%)
Gender
 Male 206 71.7
 Female 81 28.3
Age(year)
 ≤ 35 37 12.8
 36–49 54 18.8
 ≥ 50 196 68.4
Education level
 Junior and high school 76 26.4
 Junior college 167 58.1
 Undergraduate 44 15.5
Annual income(RMB yuan)
 ≤ 10,000 89 31
 10,001–15,000 149 51.9
 ≥ 15,001 49 17.1
ethnicity   
 Han 26 9
 Tujia 109 37.9
 Miao 152 53.1
Marital status
 Married 207 72.1
 Single 68 23.6
 Widowed 12 4.3
Village doctors work experience
 < 2 years 23 8
 2–10 years 185 64.4
 > 10 years 79 27.6