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Table 5 Agreement and kappa statistics between factors important for job satisfaction and incentives to stay at current job for less highly trained laboratory personnel

From: Factors affecting job satisfaction and retention of medical laboratory professionals in seven countries of Sub-Saharan Africa

Factors important to job satisfaction Incentives to stay at current job
Regular professional development Increased appreciation/recognition Addition of benefits Increased vacation/paid time Laboratory upgrades
Professional development 82.6 (0.28)* - - - -
Appreciation/ recognition - 85.1 (0.53)** - - -
Benefits - - 73.9 (0.34)** - -
Vacation/time off - - - 81.3 (0.55)**  
Working environment - - - - 72.2 (0.42)**
  1. Results are presented as % agreement (kappa coefficient).