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Table 6 Profile comparison between nursing students wanting to work in private vs. public practice

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

Profile: wants to work in a private practice Profile: wants to work in a public practice
58.2% responded "highly likely" to work in private sector 83.5% responded "highly likely" to work in public sector
• Would emigrate to a more stable country
• Would emigrate for financial reasons
• Believes pay in U.S./Canada brings high satisfaction
• Expects job dissatisfaction when working in Uganda
• Would emigrate to a more stable country even if financial offer is worse
• Believes he/she is a role model for other people
• Believes nursing students should not emigrate if country has paid for the nurse's education
• Would like to work in Uganda
• Has desired to move abroad since childhood
• Expects to increase in job rank if working abroad
• Plans to continue with post-graduate training
• Attended a governmental primary school
• Has 1 or more children