Table 2

Prevalence of turnover intention among PHWs in China

VariablesCharacteristicIncluded studiesPrevalence (95% CI)Q test (I2) (%)
Overall160.304 (0.240 to 0.367)99.5
By regionEast50.376 (0.231 to 0.521)99.3
Central40.319 (0.239 to 0.399)97.6
West40.232 (0.119 to 0.345)98.8
By research siteWork in village30.395 (0.321 to 0.470)96.3
Work in township50.234 (0.144 to 0.342)98.4
Work in community40.412 (0.274 to 0.551)98.7
By sample size<103780.355 (0.232 to 0.478)99.7
≥103780.255 (0.174 to 0.337)98.8
  • PHWs, primary health workers.