Study on the status of the operation of the health inspection function in 81 county-level health inspection agencies in 9 provinces
Dai Jiahui,Chen Gang,Sun Mei,et al.
Objective:To explicate the operation of the health inspection function and items of health inspection agencies at the county level.Methods:81 agencies at the county level were investigated by stratified clustersampling to provide the information about the operation of the health inspection function and items of health inspection agencies at the county level. Results:(1) the average operational proportion of the investigated institutes was 57.8%, among which east areas 57.6%, middle areas 55.1%, west areas 60.9%; (2)of all the 270 items that should be carried out, items confirmed as well as undertaken by the investigated institutes accounted 36.0% only; (3)the operational proportion of case investigation function and complaint report treatment function were higher, while that of health license, health monitoring evaluation, and health inspection information management function were lower. Conclusion:The health inspection function and items were rather poorly carried out by health inspection agencies at the county level in China.