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Table 2 Descriptive Statistics on Control Variables, Income through Controllable Lifestyle

From: Physician career satisfaction within specialties

Variable/Description Frequency Percent Mean satisfaction score p-values for uni-variable regression model F-test
<$50k income 481 7.3 0.23 0.2397 for 7 income categories
$50-$99 k income 801 12.2 0.27  
$100-$149 k income 1656 25.1 0.24  
$150-$199 k income 1387 21.0 0.28  
$200-$249 k income 888 13.5 0.32  
$250-$299 k income 523 7.9 0.28  
>$300 k income 854 13.0 0.34  
work hours ≤40 1763 26.8 0.36 <0.0001 for 4 hours categories
41 ≤work hours ≤50 1850 28.1 0.37  
51 ≤work hours ≤60 1692 25.7 0.24  
work hours ≥61 1285 19.5 0.14  
full owner (sole proprietor) 1966 29.8 0.21 0.0052 for 3 owner categories
part owner (partner) 1442 21.9 0.34  
Not an owner 3182 48.3 0.30  
Currently employed by medical school 628 9.5 0.36 0.0720
Percent revenue managed care 0-20% 1917 29.1 0.30 0.2549 for 4 managed care categories
Percent revenue managed care 21-40% 1669 25.3 0.30  
Percent revenue managed care 41-60% 1281 19.4 0.30  
Percent revenue managed care >60% 1723 26.1 0.23  
Controllable lifestyle     
Controllable 1231 18.7 0.33 0.0065
Uncontrollable 4084 62.0 0.24  
Neither controllable nor uncontrollable 1275 19.3 0.33