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Table 8 Attitudes about training among village doctors of different qualifications (%)

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

Item Certified (assistant) physicians (n = 105) (%) Rural doctors (n = 575) (%)
Have participated in the training*
 Yes 52.94 55.35
 No 47.06 44.65
The training is essential for the exam.* 95.24 86.96
The government should be mainly responsible for the expenses of the training.* 73.33 66.09
Willing to participate in the training in the future 89.91
Maximum out-of-pocket payment for the training (yuan)
 0–499 45.21
 500–999 26.09
 1000–1999 25.57
 2000–5000 3.13
  1. *Chi square test, two-tailed, P > 0.05