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Table 1 Participant demographic data

From: Knowledge, attitudes, and perceptions of autism spectrum disorder in a stratified sampling of preschool teachers in China

  Number Percent
Gender
  Male 4 <1
  Female 467 99 %
Age in years
  <20 21 4.4
  20–24 103 21.9
  25–29 82 17.4
  30–34 90 19.1
  35–39 69 14.6
  40–44 61 12.9
  45–59 23 4.8
  ≥50 21 4.4
Education
  ≤ Middle school 6 1.2
  High school 23 4.9
  Middle vocational 86 18.4
  High vocational 220 47.1
  College 132 28.2
  ≥ Masters 0 0
Years teaching preschool (median) 9  
Formal training in early child development 391 83 %
Formal training in instruction of children with special needs 76 16.3 %
Work experience with children with special needs 270 58.3 %
School type
  District 168 35.6
  City 163 34.6
  Province 140 29.7