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Table 3 Percent of health providers rating job characteristics as important, by state and public/private sector

From: Job satisfaction and motivation of health workers in public and private sectors: cross-sectional analysis from two Indian states

INDICATOR STATE(AP) STATE(UP)
  Public Private Public Private
Job content & work environment     
Challenging work 88.6 83.9 93.3 91.6*
Training opportunities 90.3 81.5** 96.0 93.2
Tools to use skills on the job 83.4 84.2 96.8 93**
Good working relationships with colleagues 93.8 90.6 98.7 97.8
Good physical conditions 90.7 90.6 93.5 94.2
Knowing what you are expected to do 83.0 72.3** 92.3 89.6
Extrinsic benefits     
Good employment benefits 76.2 53.3*** 94.0 65.8***
Good income 74.4 66.5 82.1 73.4***
Opportunity to advance 72.0 65.3 94.3 77.7***
Time for family life 77.9 75.8 93.9 85.5***
Based in good location 83.1 72.5** 93.8 84.3***
Autonomy & security     
Keeping job as long as you want 57.2 52.7 70.2 73.3
Independence from interference 58.9 49.7* 56.0 61.6
Transparency     
Not having to pay bribes to get what you want 75.5 74.1 85.5 87.9
Not having work influenced by political decisions 80.3 79.5 74.0 85.9***
Other     
Trusted by clients 70.6 74.4 94.8 93.2
Superior who recognizes work 74.7 60.7*** 92.9 68.8***
  1. * P < 0.05
  2. ** P < 0.01
  3. *** P < 0.001
  4. Note: results adjusted for sex, age, and profession