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Table 3 Students' outlooks on working conditions in Uganda and abroad

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

  If you were to work in Uganda, how likely would you: If you were to work abroad, how likely would you:
  Mean % likely* Mean % likely*
Have control of your practice? 3.91 70.8% 4.00 72.1%
Find a job matched to your skill? 4.01 70.4 4.02 77.9
Be able to increase your job rank? 3.86 66.4 4.12 76.9
Have family/social support? 3.59 62.2 3.58 60.0
Experience occupational risk? 3.52 54.6 3.45 56.4
Be able to provide for your family? 3.35 46.9 4.35 83.2
Be satisfied with your job? 3.31 44.1 4.18 83.0
Experience depression? 2.60 29.8 2.77 33.8
Experience racism? N/A N/A 3.14 46.4
  1. *Answered 4 or 5 on a scale of 1 through 5 (1 = unlikely, 5 = very likely)