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Table 2 Frequency/means summary table of general opinions

From: Intent to migrate among nursing students in Uganda: Measures of the brain drain in the next generation of health professionals

  N Mean % positive opinion*
Stability & safety
I would move to another country if the country is more stable. 143 3.59 60.8
How safe is it for a nurse to work in urban Uganda? 150 3.29 39.3
How stable will the country be over the next five years? 149 2.99 35.6
How stable has the country been over the last five years? 153 2.90 30.1
How safe is it to work as a nurse in rural Uganda? 145 2.28 19.3
Finances
How financially satisfying is working as a nurse in the U.S./Canada? 149 4.62 94.0
How financially satisfying is working as a nurse in Europe? 147 4.36 89.1
I would move to another country if the financial offer is better. 154 4.34 83.8
How financially satisfying is working as a nurse in other African countries? 145 3.19 41.4
How financially satisfying is working as a nurse in Uganda? 153 1.65 5.2
Stability vs. finances
I would move to another country if the financial offer is better but the country is less stable. 144 2.47 27.1
I would move to another country if the financial offer is worse but the country is more stable. 149 2.34 23.5
Sense of profession
As a nurse, I am a role model for other people. 153 4.52 88.2
As a nurse, I make a big difference in a country's well-being 156 4.54 87.8
Responsibility to country
If a country has paid for a nurse's education, the nurse should stay in the country to help the people. 155 3.94 69.7
If a nurse has paid for his/her own education, he/she is not required to stay in that country. 153 3.05 42.5
Desire to move
Moving abroad has been a desire of mine since I was a kid. 152 3.64 55.9
Moving abroad has been a desire of mine before I started nursing school. 155 3.34 51.0
  1. * "positive opinion" means answered 4 or 5 on a scale of 1 through 5.