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Table 4 Locational distribution of MCH workers in the three regions

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

   Location level of MCH institutions (n(%))
Region Number of MCH human resources (n) Province level Prefectural level County level Township level
East 291563 19751(6.8) 82978(28.5) 126614(43.4) 62221(21.3)
Central 256349 3762(1.5) 45994(17.9) 126363(49.3) 80230(31.3)
West 226603 35772(15.8) 52442(23.1) 89301(39.4) 49088(21.7)
Total 774515 59285(7.7) 181414(23.4) 342277(44.2) 191540(24.7)
  1. Abbreviation: MCH maternal and child health