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Table. 2.

Table. 2.

Cytotechnologists individual work area and years of acquisition of certification

Category Type N (%)
Institution University hospital grade 114 (46.5)
Hospital grade 43 (17.6)
Commercial lab 82 (33.5)
Health center, etc. 6 (2.4)
Work area Seoul 82 (33.5)
Gyeonggi-do 91 (37.1)
Gyeongsang-do 34 (13.9)
Jeolla-do 20 (8.2)
Chungcheong-do 12 (4.9)
Gangwon-do 6 (2.4)
Jeju-do 0 (0.0)
Employment type Permanent employee 216 (88.2)
Indefinite contract position 6 (2.4)
Short-term contract position 4 (1.6)
Freelancer 17 (7.0)
Other 2 (0.8)
Years of KAC acquisition (total=245) 1980∼1989 1 (0.4)
1990∼1999 34 (13.9)
2000∼2009 104 (42.4)
2010∼2018 106 (43.3)
Years of IAC acquisition (total=182) 1980∼1989 5 (2.0)
1990∼1999 22 (9.0)
2000∼2009 67 (27.3)
2010∼2018 88 (35.9)

Abbreviations: KAC, korean association of cytotechnologists; IAC, international academy of cytotechnologists.

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