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Table 3 Demotivators among primary and secondary health care physicians

From: Motivational determinants among physicians in Lahore, Pakistan

Primary health facility physicians Secondary health facility physicians
Demotivator in current Job Responses Frequency (%) Category Demotivator in current job Responses Frequency (%) Category
1. Fewer opportunities for higher qualifications 15 50.0 Organizational 1. Fewer opportunities for higher qualifications 14 48.3 Organizational
2. Resource unavailability 11 36.7 Organizational 2. Less career growth 10 34.5 Intrinsic
3. Less career growth 10 33.3 Intrinsic 3. Resource unavailability 10 34.5 Organizational
4. Poor supervision 10 33.3 Organizational 4. Poor supervision 10 34.5 Organizational
5. Poor working and hygienic conditions 10 33.3 Organizational 5. Less Pay 9 31.0 Organizational
6. Less personal safety 8 26.7 Organizational 6. Less personal safety 9 31.0 Organizational
Demotivator in general perception Responses Frequency (%) Category Demotivator in general perception Responses Frequency (%) Category
1. Less pay 16 55.2 Organizational 1. Less pay 16 57.1% Organizational
2. Fewer opportunities for higher qualifications 16 55.2 Organizational 2. Fewer opportunities for higher qualifications 16 57.1% Organizational
3. Inability to support oneself and family 10 34.5 Intrinsic 3. Poor working and hygienic conditions 9 32.1% Organizational
4. Poor working and hygienic conditions 9 31.0 Organizational 4. Inability to support oneself and family 9 32.1% Intrinsic
5. Resource unavailability 8 27.6 Organizational 5. Less career growth 8 28.6% Intrinsic
6. Less career growth 8 27.6 Intrinsic 6. Resource unavailability 8 28.6% Organizational
n = 30     n = 30