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Table 6 Agreement and kappa statistics between factors important for job satisfaction and incentives to stay at current job for 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 your satisfaction Incentives to stay at current job
Regular professional development Increased appreciation/recognition Addition of benefits Increased vacation/paid time Laboratory upgrades
Professional development 77.6 (0.55)** - - - -
Appreciation/ recognition - 91.3 (0.24)* - - -
Benefits - - 96.3 (0.31)** - -
Vacation/time off - - - 72.2 (0.43)**  
Working environment - - - - 71.0 (0.42)**
  1. Results are presented as % agreement (kappa coefficient).