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Table 1 The study participants

From: “Why should I have come here?” - a qualitative investigation of migration reasons and experiences of health workers from sub-Saharan Africa in Austria

  Gender Age cluster Citizenship Private situation Education Current profession Paramount motivation
P 1 M 30-40 Other (Africa) Married; children Doctor Different Occupation Partnership
P 2 M 50-60 Other (EU) Single Doctor Doctor Education possibilities; Return impossible due to continuing unstable political situation
P 3 F 40-50 Austria Married; children Doctor Doctor Education possibilities; Partnership
P 4 F 40-50 Austria Single Doctor Different Occupation Return impossible due to continuing unstable political situation
P 5 F 30-40 Austria Married; children Doctor Doctor Partnership
P 6 F 50-60 Other (EU) Married; children Nurse/Midwife Nurse Partnership
P 7 M 50-60 Austria Married; children Doctor Doctor Education possibility; family in Austria
P 8 F 30-40 Austria Married; children Nurse Nurse Refugee due to war
P 9 M 30-40 Other (Africa) Single Nurse Nurse Better job opportunities and better payment
P 10 F 30-40 Other (Africa) Married; children Medical Student Different Occupation Partnership; political situation