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Table 7 Reasons village doctors did not take part in the training (n = 312)

From: Does exam-targeted training help village doctors pass the certified (assistant) physician exam and improve their practical skills? A cross-sectional analysis of village doctors’ perspectives in Changzhou in Eastern China

Reasons Percentage (%)
“I am too old, and I give up the exam and training.” 46.59
“The training place is too far, because there is no training in the local township.” 20.07
“I am too busy to participate in the training.” 14.77
“The costs of the training are too expensive.” 9.85
“The exam is so difficult, and I will never pass the exam. So I gave up the training.” 8.72