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Table 3 Type of work according to Karasek’s demand-control model among foreign-born physicians

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

  Primary care Specialized care Private sector   
  % (n) % (n) % (n) χ2 P
Passive work 3 (5) 6 (16) 2 (1) 4.1 0.126
Active work 52 (99) 38 (96) 20 (10) 20.3 <0.001
Low strain work 29 (55) 39 (100) 78 (39) 39.6 <0.001
High strain work 16 (30) 17 (43) 0 (0) 9.7 0.008
TOTAL 100 (189) 100 (255) 100 (50)   
  1. Means adjusted for confounders and F-statistics.