Table 2

Characteristics of training participants and association with long-term knowledge test score.

Participants' characteristics, number (%) or mean (SD)Long-term knowledge survey resultsUnivariable analysisAdjusted for training provinceMultiple linear regression
Meanscore (SD)Coefficient
(95% CI), %
P valueCoefficient
(95% CI), %
P valueCoefficient
(95% CI), %
P value
Total participants91 (100)1.84 (0.89)
Gender
 Male49 (53.8)1.76 (0.92)ReferenceReference
 Female42 (46.2)1.93 (0.84)0.17
(−0.20 to 0.54)
0.3540.06
(−0.30 to 0.42)
0.746
Age
 ≤3929 (31.9)1.79 (0.81)ReferenceReference
 40–4940 (44.0)1.83 (0.96)0.03
(−0.40 to 0.47)
0.884−0.15
(−0.58 to 0.28)
0.489
 ≥5022 (24.2)1.91 (0.81)0.12
(−0.39 to 0.62)
0.6470.05
(−0.43 to 0.53)
0.843
Occupation
 Clinical doctor66 (72.5)1.80 (0.88)ReferenceReference
 Nurse9 (9.9)1.67 (0.87)−0.14
(−0.76 to 0.49)
0.667−0.07
(−0.63 to 0.58)
0.814
 CDC/hospital staff (non-clinical)16 (17.6)2.06 (0.93)0.26
(−0.23 to 0.75)
0.2970.07
(−0.42 to 0.56)
0.782
Years of clinical experience
 ≤723 (25.3)1.65 (0.88)ReferenceReferenceReference
 8–1529 (31.9)1.69 (1.00)0.04
(−0.44 to 0.52)
0.8770.04
(−0.42 to 0.51)
0.8530.07
(−0.40 to 0.53)
0.775
 16–2311 (12.1)1.64 (0.50)−0.01
(−0.64 to 0.61)
0.96−0.13
(−0.75 to 0.48)
0.668−0.17
(−0.77 to 0.44)
0.587
 ≥2418 (30.8)2.21 (0.78)0.56
(0.08 to 1.04)
0.0230.42
(−0.05 to 0.90)
0.0810.51
(0.02 to 0.99)
0.041
Training province
 Liaoning46 (50.5)2.11 (0.95)ReferenceReference
 Jiangxi45 (49.5)1.56 (0.72)−0.55
(−0.91 to –0.20)
0.002−0.50
(−0.85 to –0.14)
0.007
Highest education
 Junior college or secondary vocational degree16 (17.6)1.63 (0.96)ReferenceReferenceReference
 Master or bachelor’s degree75 (82.4)1.88 (0.87)0.26
(−0.23 to 0.74)
0.2980.25
(−0.21 to 0.71)
0.2830.40
(−0.07 to 0.86)
0.092
Attended other training
 No65 (71.4)1.77 (0.91)ReferenceReferenceReference
 Yes26 (28.6)2.00 (0.80)0.23
(−0.18 to  0.64)
0.260.30
(−0.09 to 0.69)
0.1320.33
(−0.06 to 0.71)
0.094