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Table 4 Motivators among public and private tertiary health care physicians

From: Motivational determinants among physicians in Lahore, Pakistan

Public tertiary health facility physicians Private tertiary health facility physicians
Motivator in current job Responses Frequency (%) Category Motivator in current job Responses Frequency (%) Category
1. Serving people 177 91.7 Intrinsic 1. Serving people 74 85.1 Intrinsic
2. Respect 172 89.1 Socio-cultural 2. Opportunities for higher qualifications 71 81.6 Organizational
3. Opportunities for higher qualifications 127 65.8 Organizational 3. Respect 67 77.0 Socio-cultural
4. Work interest 84 43.5 Intrinsic 4. Financial incentives other than pay 26 29.9 Organizational
5. Good professional experience 70 36.3 Organizational 5. Ability to support oneself and family 23 26.4 Intrinsic
6. Social rewards 44 22.8 Socio-cultural 6. Good working and hygienic conditions 22 25.3 Organizational
Motivator in general perception Responses Frequency (%) Category Motivator in general perception Responses Frequency (%) Category
1. Good pay 121 62.1 Organizational 1. Good pay 53 60.9 Organizational
2. Respect 121 62.1 Socio-cultural 2. Serving people 52 59.8 Intrinsic
3. Serving people 105 53.8 Intrinsic 3. Respect 49 56.3 Socio-cultural
4. Good working and hygienic conditions 47 24.1 Organizational 4. Opportunities for higher qualifications 27 31.0 Organizational
5. Career growth 44 22.6 Intrinsic 5. Career growth 22 25.3 Intrinsic
6. Personal Safety 44 22.6 Organizational 6. Good working and hygienic conditions 21 24.1 Organizational
n = 210     n = 90