Table 2

Results of the multinomial logit model

Job characteristicMLE (SE)WTP (95%CI)
1. Model parameters
 Constant0.109 (0.035)**
 Location: Desirable1.200 (0.0402)***−45.75
(−56.1 to −35.42)
 Working Culture: Supportive1.050 (0.0432)***−40.0
(−49.1 to −31.0)
 Familiarity With Specialty: Quite Familiar0.389 (0.052)***−14.83
(−18.56 to −11.09)
 Familiarity With Specialty: Very Familiar0.489 (0.059)***−18.6
(−24.61 to −12.64)
 Working Conditions: Good0.762 (0.055)***−29.02
(−36.23 to −21.81)
 Working Conditions: Excellent1.011 (0.059)***−38.54.
(−46.9 to −30.2)
 Opportunities for Professional Development: Average0.336 (0.044)***−12.8
(−16.44 to −9.22)
 Opportunities for Professional Development: Excellent0.813 (0.054)***−31.0
(−38.72 to −23.26)
 Potential Earnings0.026 (0.003)***
2. Model statistics
 Number of Respondents671
 Number of Observations15 964
 Number of Parameters10
 Log-likelihood−3676.4
  • *P<0.05; **P<0.01; ***P<0.001.

  • MLE, maximum likelihood estimates; WTP, willingness-to-pay/accept estimates as per cent of earnings.