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Table 1 Description of predictor variables, with mean and standard deviation (SD) and percentages (n = 306)

From: The impact of change in a doctor's job position: a five-year cohort study of job satisfaction among Norwegian doctors

  T1 T2 Difference
Age 37.3 (2.7) 42.3 (2.7)  
Female gender 59% 59%  
Job position    
   Same position   n = 125  
   Changed position   n = 176  
   No reported position   n = 5  
Work hours per week ~ 43.3 (8.2)* 41.9** (10.4) t = 1.99, p < 0.05
Work-home stress ~~ 7.7 (3.1) 6.9 (3.1) t = 4.0, p < 0.001
  1. T1: ninth/tenth postgraduate year (2003), T2: fifteenth postgraduate year (2008)
  2. * T1: women: 42.2 h, SD = 8.2; men: 45.3 h, SD = 7.4; t = -3.31, p < 0.001
  3. ** T2: women: 39.6 h, SD = 11.0; men: 44.3 h, SD = 9.8; t = -4.69, p < 0.001
  4. ~277 physicians answered this questions at both time points
  5. ~~292 physicians answered the three questions about work-home stress at both time points