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Table 2 Staff experiences with work conditions, transportation to work and affiliation with professional associations

From: Association between health worker motivation and healthcare quality efforts in Ghana

  Statistics
Variables Obs. Frequency (f) Percentage (%)
Regular mode of transport to work 324   
  Walk   149 46
  Bicycle   4 1
  Motor cycle   5 2
  Public transport   124 38
  Personal car   38 12
  Missing system   4 1
Occasional tardiness to work 320   
  Yes   165 52
  No   155 48
Number of times staff reports to work late a week 164   
  Once   128 78
  Twice or more   36 22
Range of monthly salarya received from clinic 324   
  <GHC 500   180 55
  GHC 500- GHC 1300   128 40
  >GHC 1300   13 4
  Missing system   3 1
Work allowance received from clinic outside monthly salary 311   
  Yes   51 16
  No   260 84
Additional work(s) outside permanent work in clinic 312   
  Yes   30 9
  No   282 87
  Missing system   12 4
Membership in formal professional association 241   
  Yes   140 58
  No   101 42
Role in professional association 133   
  Just a member   127 95
  Chairperson   1 1
  Patron   1 1
  Treasurer   4 3
Membership in professional association influence professional practice 191   
  Yes   110 58
  No   81 42
  1. Source: COHEISION Project Clinic Staff Interviews Data (March-June, 2012). Obs., Number of observations.
  2. aUS$ 1.0 is equivalent to 2.1 Ghana Cedis (GHC): (XE.com/currency converter, 13/08/2013).