Rural practice preferences among medical students in Ghana: a discrete choice experiment
Margaret E Kruk, Jennifer C Johnson, Mawuli Gyakobo, Peter Agyei-Baffour, Kwesi Asabir, S Rani Kotha, Janet Kwansah, Emmanuel Nakua, Rachel C Snow & Mawuli Dzodzomenyo
Volume 88, Number 5, May 2010, 333-341
Table 3. Policy simulations modelling preferences for rural postings with different job attributes
|New job attribute||Preferred rural posting|
|30% salary increase||58.76||0.20||41.24||0.20|
|50% salary increase||63.96||0.31||36.04||0.31|
|100% salary increase||73.75||0.49||26.25||0.49|
|Allowance for children’s education||66.09||0.37||33.91||0.37|
|Study leave after 2 years||70.22||1.53||29.78||1.53|
SD, standard deviation.
a Current rural posting: base salary; no allowance for children’s education; basic infrastructure, equipment and supplies; unsupportive management; study leave after 5 years; basic housing; and no utility car.
b Improved infrastructure, superior housing, study leave after 2 years.