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Table 4 Results of 2498 physicians’ longitudinal analysis of factors associated with salary, 2015–2016

From: The salary of physicians in Chinese public tertiary hospitals: a national cross-sectional and follow-up study

Items Estimate (SE) p value
Gender
 Male Ref.  
 Female −48.6 0.1655
Age 14.0 0.0051
Years in practice 13.0 0.0014
Education
 Doctorate Ref.  
 Bachelor’s and below − 538.0 <.0001
 Master’s −383.0 <.0001
Technical Title
 Chief Ref.  
 Resident − 345.0 0.0008
 Attending −230.1 0.0121
 Associate chief − 142.7 0.0981
Management position
 Yes Ref.  
 No −274.3 <.0001
Workload −1.8 0.7399
Specialty
 Paediatrics Ref.  
 Internal medicine − 160.1 0.0011
 Surgery 11.61 0.8489
 Obstetrics 33.8 0.5340
 Traditional Chinese medicine − 166.8 0.0113
 Emergency medicine −87.0 0.2086
 Otolaryngology 218.5 0.0182
 Anaesthesiology 191.7 0.0137
 Ophthalmology 73.2 0.6268
 Stomatology 38.0 0.7160
 Other −60.7 0.3862
Region
 West Ref.  
 Central 262.8 <.0001
 Middle −176.3 <.0001
Time (2015y = 1, 2016y = 2) 394.4 <.0001
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