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Table 5 Demotivators 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
Demotivator in current job Responses Frequency (%) Category Demotivator in current job Responses Frequency (%) Category
1. Less pay 127 65.5 Organizational 1. Less pay 56 65.9 Organizational
2. Long duty hours 78 40.2 Organizational 2. Poor professional experience 45 52.9 Organizational
3. Less personal safety 75 38.7 Organizational 3. Less job security 24 28.2 Organizational
4. Heavy workload 69 35.6 Organizational 4. Fewer promotion opportunities 23 27.1 Organizational
5. Disrespect 63 32.5 Socio-cultural 5. Less career growth 22 25.9 Intrinsic
6. Poor working and hygienic conditions 50 25.8 Organizational 6. Fewer opportunities for higher qualifications 22 25.9 Organizational
Demotivator in general perception Responses Frequency (%) Category Demotivator in general perception Responses Frequency (%) Category
1. Less pay 111 58.4 Organizational 1. Less pay 39 47.6 Organizational
2. Disrespect 62 32.6 Socio-cultural 2. Less career growth 27 32.9 Intrinsic
3. Poor working and hygienic conditions 59 31.1 Organizational 3. Poor interpersonal relations 26 31.7 Socio-cultural
4. Less career growth 52 27.4 Intrinsic 4. Disrespect 25 30.5 Socio-cultural
5. Poor interpersonal relations 51 26.8 Socio-cultural 5. Less personal and social time 24 29.3 Socio-cultural
6. Long duty hours 49 25.8 Organizational 6. Less social rewards 23 28.0 Socio-cultural
n = 210     n = 90