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Table 2 Descriptive analysis of the physician sample

From: Physicians’ job satisfaction and motivation in a public academic hospital

Variable   Number Percent
Gender Female 52 37
Male 89 63
School of medicine MS-USP 45 32
Public, not MS-USP 48 34
Private 48 34
Brazilian regions Northeast AL (3) BA (2) MA (2) PB (1) PE (2) 10 7.1
Midwest DF (1) MS (1) 2 1.4
North GO (2) PA (1) 3 2.1
Southeast ES (1) MG (14) SP (99) RJ (2) 116 82.2
South PR (8) RS (2) 10 7.1
Place of residency Hospital researched 96 68
External 45 32
Degree titles None   84 60
Master   15 11
Doctor   42 30
Physicians know how much they earn from the hospital Yes   109 77
No   32 23
How do you consider the quality of the facility Excellent   5 3.5
Very good   40 28.6
Good   76 54
Bad   20 14.3
Total 141 100
  1. MS-USP Medical School of University of São Paulo, Brazilian States: AL Alagoas, BA Bahia, MA Maranhão, PB Paraíba, PE Pernambuco, DF Distrito Federal, MS Mato Grosso de Sul, GO Goiás, PA Pará, ES Espirito Santo, MG Minas Gerais, SP São Paulo, RJ Rio de Janeiro, PR Paraná, RS Rio Grande do Sul