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Table 4 Percentage of health providers rating job characteristics as present, by state and public/private

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 61.4 62.3 54.0 74.0***
Training opportunities 41.3 52.3 29.3 49.0***
Tools to use skills on the job 34.8 55.3*** 37.6 75.5***
Good working relationships with colleagues 83.4 79.0 80.5 90.1***
Good physical conditions 54.2 61.5 43.6 78.7***
Knowing what you are expected to do 61.2 62.1 63.4 79.5***
Extrinsic benefits     
Good employment benefits 43.1 22.5*** 45.3 22.2***
Good income 34.6 39.7 43.5 45.2
Opportunity to advance 33.7 36.5 34.1 41.4*
Time for family life 32.9 38.5 47.4 55.0*
Based in good location 47.8 56.9* 35.2 78.7***
Autonomy & security     
Keeping job as long as you want 45.5 50.5 49.3 71.7***
Independence from interference 37.4 41.8 39.6 49.9***
Transparency     
Not having to pay bribes to get what you want 72.8 72.7 70.0 89.1***
Not having work influenced by political decisions 70.2 79.8** 42.8 89.0***
Other     
Trusted by clients 56.7 69.3** 78.5 91.5***
Superior who recognizes work 50.3 43.6* 53.0 43.4*
  1. * P < 0.05
  2. ** P < 0.01
  3. *** P < 0.001
  4. Note: results adjusted for sex, age, and profession