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Table 2 Psychosocial work environment among foreign-born physicians according to health care sector

From: Inflows of foreign-born physicians and their access to employment and work experiences in health care in Finland: qualitative and quantitative study

  Primary care1 Specialized care1 Private sector1 F P
Job demand 3.39c 3.25c 1.88a,b 29.8 <0.001
Job control 3.97 3.75c 4.31b 4.9 0.008
Lack of professional support 2.47 2.19 2.24 2.2 0.116
Stress related to information systems 2.98c 3.02c 1.57a,b 17.1 <0.001
Patient related stress 2.87b,c 2.51a 2.17a 8.6 <0.001
Stress related to team work 2.01c 2.06c 1.16a,b 9.1 <0.001
Job satisfaction 3.84c 4.09 4.54a 5.9 0.003
Job involvement 3.73 3.86 4.06 1.7 0.183
Team climate 3.97 3.93 4.11 0.4 0.659
  1. 1Age, sex, country of origin, year of migration, permit of residence, specialization;
  2. aDiffers significantly (P ≤0.05) from those working in primary care;
  3. bDiffers significantly (P ≤0.05) from those working in specialized care;
  4. cDiffers significantly (P ≤0.05) from those working in private sector.