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Table 2 Descriptive statistics – Independent variables

From: Canadian family physician job satisfaction - is it changing in an evolving practice environment? An analysis of the 2013 National Physician Survey database

  Percent Number
Gender
 Male 51.2 17,808
 Female 40.3 14,003
  Missing 8.5 2942
 Total responses   31,811
Age group
  < 35 9.9 3448
 35–44 19.6 6826
 45–54 24.5 8528
 55–64 25.8 8974
 65+ 11.5 4011
  Missing 8.5 2965
 Total responses   31,787
Provincea
 Atlantic provinces 8.2 2839
 QC 24.9 8653
 ON 34.4 11,938
 MB + SK 6.3 2193
 AB 10.9 3800
 BC 14.6 5059
  Missing 0.8 271
 Total responses   34,482
Number of years licensed to practice medicine
  <  4 yrs 13.4 4664
 5–9 yrs 11.7 4077
 10–14 yrs 9.7 3373
 15-19 yrs 8.1 2821
 20+ yrs 49.2 17,112
  Missing 7.8 2706
 Total responses   32,047
Type of practice: Family medicine only or “focused practice”
 Family medicine only 34.7 12,068
 “Focused” practice 59.6 20,720
  Missing 5.7 1966
 Total responses   32,788
Teaching involvement
 Teaches 65.1 22,622
 Does not teach 30.4 10,575
  Missing 4.5 1557
 Total responses   33,197
Primary practice population
 Inner city 11.4 3954
 Urban/suburban 50.3 17,495
 Small town 14.3 4971
 Rural/remote 14.4 5016
  Missing 9.5 3317
 Total responses   31,436
Method of Payment
  > 90% Fee for service 32.9 11,423
  > 90% Other (salary+capitation+sessional+contract+incentives+other) 17.1 5949
  > 90% Blended model 41.1 14,277
  Missing 8.9 3104
 Total responses   31,649
Provides On-Call Service
 Yes 59.0 20,506
 No 32.3 11,230
  Missing 8.7 3017
 Total responses   31,736
Use electronic records
 Yes 59.8 20,768
 No 31.9 11,076
  Missing 8.4 2910
 Total responses   31,844
Total hours worked per week
  < 20 h 3.9 1341
 20-40 h 21.5 7457
 40–60 h 43.9 15,274
 60–80 h 15.4 5343
 80–100 h 5.0 1745
 100–120 h 2.5 878
  >  120 h 0.4 123
  Missing 7.5 2593
 Total responses   32,161
Satisfaction with remuneration model
 Satisfied (very satisfied + satisfied) 53.8 18,685
 Not satisfied (neutral +dissatisfied + very dissatisfied) 38.5 13,389
  Missing 7.7 2679
 Total responses   32,074
  1. aAtlantic provinces = Newfoundland, Nova Scotia, New Brunswick and Prince Edward Island, QC Quebec, ON Ontario, MB Manitoba, SK Saskatchewan, AB Alberta, BC British Columbia