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Table 7 Demotivators among male and female physicians

From: Motivational determinants among physicians in Lahore, Pakistan

Male physicians Female physicians
Demotivator in current job Responses Frequency (%) Category Demotivator in current job Responses Frequency (%) Category
1. Less pay 110 64.7 Organizational 1. Less pay 88 52.4 Organizational
2. Disrespect 44 25.9 Socio-cultural 2. Less personal safety 53 31.5 Organizational
3. Heavy work load 43 25.3 Organizational 3. Disrespect 47 28.0 Socio-cultural
4. Less personal safety 41 24.1 Organizational 4. Long duty hours 47 28.0 Organizational
5. Fewer promotion opportunities 40 23.5 Organizational 5. Poor working and hygienic conditions 43 25.6 Organizational
6. Long duty hours 38 22.4 Organizational 6. Less personal and social time 41 24.4 Socio-cultural
Demotivator in general perception Responses Frequency (%) Category Demotivator in general perception Responses Frequency (%) Category
1. Less pay 100 61.0 Organizational 1. Less pay 82 49.7 Organizational
2. Poor working and hygienic conditions 49 29.9 Organizational 2. Less career growth 50 30.3 Intrinsic
3. Disrespect 45 27.4 Socio-cultural 3. Less personal safety 50 30.3 Organizational
4. Less career growth 45 27.4 Intrinsic 4. Poor working and hygienic conditions 50 30.3 Organizational
5. Less personal and social time 42 25.6 Socio-cultural 5. Poor interpersonal relations 49 29.7 Socio-cultural
n = 180     n = 180