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Table 2 Service distribution of MCH workers in the three regions

From: China’s human resources for maternal and child health: a national sampling survey

   Type of MCH work (n(%))
Region Number of MCH human resources (n) Women’s health Children’s health Health education Training and supervision Management Project/ research/ education Statistics
East 296225 110535(37.3) 63895(21.6) 38882(13.1) 30156(10.2) 26210( 8.8) 21453(7.2) 25448( 8.6)
Central 256426 112805(44.0) 66759(26.0) 41360(16.1) 30327(11.8) 26477(10.3) 15818(6.2) 26675(10.4)
West 226614 92042(40.6) 69742(30.8) 40510(17.9) 31123(13.7) 26553(11.7) 18754(8.3) 26218(11.6)
Total 779265 315382(40.5) 200396(25.7) 120752(15.5) 91606(11.8) 79240(10.2) 56025(7.2) 78341(10.1)
  1. Abbreviation: MCH maternal and child health