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Table 1 The characteristics of the study sample

From: The turnover intentions and intentions to leave the country of foreign-born physicians in Finland: a cross-sectional questionnaire study

  n %
Gender
 Woman 240 65.2
Sector
 Municipal (primary care) 280 76.5
 State (hospitals) 34 9.3
 Private 52 14.2
Country of birth
 Estonia 142 38.3
 Russian federation/former Soviet Union 111 29.8
 Other EU/EEA country 64 17.3
 Other country 54 14.6
Turnover intentions
 Yes 186 50.8
Intentions to change the country
 Yes 53 14.5
Satisfaction with living in Finland
 Low 96 25.9
Job satisfaction
 Low 201 54.3
  Mean SD
Age (26–65) 39.1 9.13
Years from getting practicing license in Finland 5.24 3.10
Discrimination (1–5) 1.56 0.70
Language problems (1–5) 2.03 1.20
Employment barriers (1–3) 1.43 0.45
Team climate (1–5) 4.16 0.83
Patient-related stress (1–5) 2.41 0.82