Skip to main content

Table 6 Motivators among male and female physicians

From: Motivational determinants among physicians in Lahore, Pakistan

Male physicians Female physicians
Motivator in current job Responses Frequency (%) Category Motivator in current job Responses Frequency (%) Category
1. Serving people 151 89.3 Intrinsic 1. Serving people 153 91.1 Intrinsic
2. Respect 149 88.2 Socio-cultural 2. Respect 134 79.8 Socio-cultural
3. Opportunities for higher qualifications 103 60.9 Organizational 3. Opportunities for higher qualifications 95 56.5 Organizational
4. Work interest 68 40.2 Intrinsic 4. Ability to support myself and family 53 31.5 Intrinsic
5. Good professional experience 42 24.9 Organizational 5. Work interest 47 28.0 Intrinsic
6. Ability to support oneself and family 37 21.9 Intrinsic 6. Good professional experience 43 25.6 Organizational
Motivator in general perception Responses Frequency (%) Category Motivator in general perception Responses Frequency (%) Category
1. Good pay 106 61.6 Organizational 1. Respect 105 61.8 Socio-cultural
2. Serving people 103 59.9 Intrinsic 2. Good pay 96 56.5 Organizational
3. Respect 97 56.4 Socio-cultural 3. serving people 92 54.1 Intrinsic
4. Opportunities for higher qualifications 49 28.5 Organizational 4. Personal safety 42 24.7 Organizational
5. Career growth 46 26.7 Intrinsic 5. Good working and hygienic conditions 39 22.9 Organizational
6. Good working and hygienic conditions 42 24.4 Organizational 6. Social rewards 38 22.4 Socio-cultural
n = 180     n = 180