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Table 2 Median item-wise motivation scores of community health workers in District Ambala, Haryana, India, 2013

From: Measuring and understanding motivation among community health workers in rural health facilities in India-a mixed method study

Category Description of item Score (1–4)
General Motivation I feel motivated to work hard 3.0
Only do this job to get paid 3.0
I do this job as it provides long-term security for me 1.0
Overall median domain score 3.0/4.0
Burnout aI feel emotionally drained at the end of the day 2.0
aSometimes when I get up in the morning, I dread having to face another day at work 2.0
Overall median domain score 2.0/4.0
Job satisfaction Overall, I am very satisfied with my job 3.0
I am satisfied with my colleagues in my work 3.0
I am satisfied with my supervisor 2.0
Overall median domain score 2.0/4.0
Intrinsic job satisfaction I am satisfied with the health services being provided by me 4.0
I feel that the services being provided by me are essential 4.0
I get ample opportunities for career and skill development 2.0
Overall median domain score 3.0/4.0
Organization commitment I am proud to be working for this health facility 3.0
I feel very committed to this health facility 4.0
This health facility really inspires me to do my very best on the job 3.0
Overall median domain score 3.0/4.0
Conscientiousness and self-efficacy I can rely on my colleagues at work 3.0
I always complete my tasks efficiently and correctly 3.0
Do things that need doing without being asked or told 3.0
Overall median domain score 3.0/4.0
Timeliness I am punctual about coming to work 3.0
aI am often absent from work 3.0
It is not a problem if I sometimes come late for work/on leave 3.0
Overall median domain score 3.0/4.0
Personal issues aI suffer from health related problems due to the work profile 2.0
aI feel difficulty in doing field activities 3.0
aMy work affects my duties towards my family 2.0
Overall median domain score 2.0/4.0
  1. aThe scale for these negatively worded questions was reverse coded so that 1 was ‘strong agreement’ and 4 ‘strong disagreement’. Thus, a high score shows disagreement with a negative statement and is therefore suggestive of higher motivation