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Table 6 Characteristics of medical and non-medical additional earning arrangements by state

From: Assessing health workers’ revenues and coping strategies in Nigeria — a mixed-methods study

Characteristics Total Nasarawa Ondo
n % n % n %
No. of hours (per day) spent on additional earning       
1 – 2 hours 39 42.4 26 44.8 13 38.2
3 – 5 hours 41 44.5 25 43.1 16 47.1
>5 hours 10 10.9 6 10.3 4 11.8
Not stated 02 2.2 1 1.7 1 2.9
No. of days (per week) spent on additional earning       
1 – 2 days 40 43.4 28 48.3 12 20.7
3 – 4 days 19 20.7 12 20.7 7 12.1
≥5 days 32 34.8 17 29.3 15 25.9
Not stated 01 1.1 1 1.7 0 0.0
Amount earned from additional arrangements       
Less than half the monthly salary 38 41.3 2 36.2 17 50.0
About half the monthly salary 32 34.8 2 36.2 11 32.4
Same as monthly salary 09 9.8 7 12.1 2 5.9
More than the monthly salary 05 5.4 3 5.2 2 5.9
Not specified 08 8.7 6 10.3 2 5.9
Total 92 100.0 58 100 34 100