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Table 4 Percentage of full-time and part-time work and relationship with employer per higher education health care professional in 2007

From: Continuity and change in human resources policies for health: lessons from Brazil

Occupation Work Relationship with employer
  Full-time Part-time Not Known Hired Subcontracted Others
  14.9 45.0 40.0 39.3 40.6 40.6
General Surgeon 16.1 50.0 33.9 45.9 14.1 40.0
General Practitioner 21.1 62.7 16.2 65.4 12.8 21.7
Geriatrist 13.6 57.1 29.4 48.1 12.3 39.6
Obstetrician-Gynecologist 15.9 56.8 27.3 51.8 12.2 35.9
Family Health Physician 64.4 32.3 3.3 83.8 11.3 4.9
Resident 66.4 21.1 12.5 61.0 14.9 24.0
Dentist 29.1 64.7 6.2 79.1 7.4 13.5
Pathologist 31.3 46.3 22.4 65.5 10.6 23.9
Pediatrician 17.1 64.7 18.2 61.0 12.9 26.1
Psychiatrist 15.6 70.6 13.8 68.3 10.4 21.3
Radiologist 24.6 52.9 22.4 53.1 14.2 32.7
Public health expert (Sanitarista) 17.9 75.0 7.1 85.1 6.0 8.9
Other medical specialties 16.3 56.0 27.7 49.9 12.0 38.2
Social assistant 42.1 54.7 3.2 87.5 7.5 5.1
Biochemist/Pharmacist 45.0 48.7 6.3 83.8 6.2 10.0
Nurse 48.3 48.2 3.4 88.4 7.5 4.1
Clinical Engineer 69.1 17.3 13.6 80.8 9.6 9.6
Medical Physicist 31.6 52.2 16.2 57.9 17.0 25.1
Physiotherapist 27.5 57.4 15.1 63.0 11.9 25.0
Speech therapist 20.8 65.1 14.2 62.8 11.3 25.9
Nutritionist 38.2 55.1 6.7 77.8 9.1 13.0
Psychologist 23.7 66.9 9.4 71.9 8.9 19.2
Other 30.3 46.5 23.2 59.7 9.7 30.6
  1. Source: IBGE, 2007 [1].