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Table 2 Occupational characteristics of respondents

From: Increasing access to health workers in rural and remote areas: what do stakeholders’ value and find feasible and acceptable?

  N %
Occupation   
 Physicians 183 54
 Dentists 29 9
 Academics 28 8
 Policy makers/health service managers 22 7
 Nursing and midwifery personnel 17 5
 Other associates 10 3
 Other professionals 6 2
 Missing values 41 12
Challenged by attraction, recruitment and retention of health workers in country of work   
 Yes 309 92
 No 27 8
Based in a rural location   
 Yes 211 63
 No 125 37
Involved in the management or administration of health workers
 Yes 198 59
 No 138 41
Involvement in rural or remote policy programmes   
 Not applicable 148 44
 Influenced policies 115 34
 Developed policies 73 22
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