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Table 6 Main reasons for joining the DTTB Program (n = 71)

From: Assessment of factors influencing retention in the Philippine National Rural Physician Deployment Program

What is/are your main reason(s) for joining the DTTB Program? Respondents may give more than one answer Number of respondents who gave this answer
Return Service 38 (53.5%)
Opportunity to Serve 17 (23.9%)
Interest in Public Health and Community Medicine 13 (18.3%)
Experience and Adventure 6 (8.5%)
Fulfilment and meaning in life 3 (4.2%)
Master’s degree and career opportunities 2 (2.8%)
Good salary 1 (1.4%)