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Table 4 Mean construct-wise motivation scores of community health workers in Ahmedabad, India, during 2018–19

From: Who could be One Health Activist at the community level?: A case for India

Constructs of motivation FHWs (mean ± SD) MHWs (mean ± SD) p-value
General motivation 2.1 ± 0.6 1.9 ± 0.5 0.099
Burnout 2.5 ± 0.9 2.3 ± 1.2 0.045*
Job satisfaction 1.2 ± 0.3 1.1 ± 0.2 0.001*
Intrinsic job satisfaction 1.5 ± 0.5 1.5 ± 0.5 0.824
Organization commitment 1.5 ± 0.5 1.4 ± 0.5 0.133
Conscientiousness and self-efficacy 1.7 ± 0.6 1.5 ± 0.6 0.007*
Timeliness 1.8 ± 0.4 1.8 ± 0.4 0.954
Personal issues 1.7 ± 0.6 1.8 ± 0.7 0.463
Overall motivation 1.8 ± 0.2 1.6 ± 0.2 0.001*
  1. Min–max for the individual dimension under each construct was captured through an agreement scale of 1 to 4, i.e., strong disagreement (1) to a strong agreement (4)
  2. FHWs Female Health Workers, MHWs Male Health Workers
  3. *p < 0.05 is considered as significant and derived from two-sample t-test using variables with unequal variance