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Table 3 Descriptive statistics of work characteristics and outcomes variables in the public and private doctors

From: Relationships of work characteristics to job satisfaction, turnover intention, and burnout among doctors in the district public-private mixed health system of Bangladesh

Domains Public (n = 238) Private (n = 116) p-values
 Variables Mean (SD) Mean (SD)
Organizational characteristics
 *Organizational supports 2.47 (± 0.65) 3.24 (± 0.77) <.001
 *Physical working condition 2.70 (± 0.79) 3.58 (± 0.78) <.001
 Workloads 3.60 (± 0.95) 3.50 (± 0.89) .396
 *Health-professional politics 3.74 (± 0.88) 3.05 (± 1.12) <.001
 *Grand mean OC 3.13 (± 0.43) 3.34 (± 0.53) <.001
Social characteristics
 *Internal social supports 3.53 (± 0.87) 3.99 (± 0.79) <.001
 *External social supports 3.73 (± 0.75) 4.17 (± 0.66) <.001
 *Grand mean SC 3.63 (± 0.67) 4.08 (± 0.62) <.001
Job Characteristics
 *Autonomy 3.34 (± 0.85) 3.76 (± 0.90) <.001
 *Task variety 3.29 (± 0.65) 3.66 (± 0.67) <.001
 Task significance 4.34 (± 0.81) 4.42 (± 0.63) .350
 *Feedback from job 3.78 (± 0.95) 4.15 (± 0.74) <.001
 Skill variety 4.13 (± 0.92) 4.12 (± 0.84) .992
 *Grand mean JC 3.57 (± 0.52) 3.87 (± 0.48) <.001
Outcomes
 *Job satisfaction 2.95 (± 0.81) 3.24 (± 0.78) .002
 Turnover intention 3.06 (± 1.14) 3.19 (± 1.24) .189
 *Burnout 2.89 (± 1.24) 2.09 (± 1.03) <.001
  1. Notes: Asterisks (*) before the variables indicate that those variables are significantly different between the public and private sector. OC Organizational characteristics, SC Social characteristics, JC Job characteristics