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Table 3 Human resources in three sizes of PHC centres

From: Healthcare providers’ perspectives on integrating NCDs into primary healthcare in Thailand: a mixed method study

Size of PHC centre (catchment population) Number of PHC centres Average nurse Average public health staff Average dental nurse Average total healthcare professional staff
Small (< 3000)
 Saraburi (urban) 5 1 2 0 3
 Saraburi (rural) 4 1 2 0 3
 Phrae (urban) 12 1 2 0 3
 Phrae (rural) 10 1 2 0 3
Medium (3000–8000)
 Saraburi (urban) 4 2 2 1 5
 Saraburi (rural) 4 2 2 1 4
 Phrae (urban) 13 2 1 1 5
 Phrae (rural) 3 2 2 1 5
Large (> 8000)
 Saraburi (urban) 1 3 2 1 8
  1. PHC Primary Health Care