Table 3. Education Level of Primary Care Practitioners by Type of Health Facility in China in 2013
Education levelLicensed Doctors or Assistant DoctorsVillage Practitioners (Village Clinics)
THCsCHCs and CHSsVillage Clinics
Bachelor's degree or higher11.937.10.70.1
Postsecondary diploma43.339.515.04.6
Secondary vocational school40.720.379.881.4
High school or less4.13.14.513.9
  • Data are percentages.

  • Source: China Health Statistics Yearbook 2014.

  • CHC, community health center (in urban cities); CHS, community health station (satellite clinic affiliated with community health centers in urban cities); THC, township health center (in rural areas).