Table 3

General Linear Modelling on estimated means, controlled for gender and age, of the ten JSS items (each scored from 1 to 7) among doctors in different type of work in the longitudinal subsample in 2010 and 2016–2017

General practitionersSpecialists in private practiceDoctors in hospital
means (95 % CI)means (95 % CI)means (95 % CI)
Satisfied with ….2010
(n=94)
2016-2017
(n=94)
2010
(n=22)
2016-2017
(n=22)
2010
(n=233)
2016-2017
(n=233)
Amount of responsibility given5.35 (5.09 to 5.61)4.87 (4.57 to 5.18)5.35 (5.20 to 5.50)5.21 (5.03 to 5.39)5.96 (5.55 to 6.36)5.82 (5.18 to 6.46)
Variation in work5.84 (5.61 to 6.07)5.92 (5.73 to 6.10)5.41 (5.27 to 5.55)5.44 (5.29 to 5.59)5.05 (4.91 to 5.48)5.27 (4.72 to 5.83)
Colleagues and fellow workers5.95 (5.74 to 6.16)5.87 (5.67 to 6.08)5.63 (5.50 to 5.77)5.58 (5.54 to 5.82)5.73 (5.32 to 6.13)5.68 (4.99 to 6.37)
Physical working conditions5.68 (5.46 to 5.90)5.70 (5.48 to 5.93)4.75 (4.58 to 4.92)4.90 (4.73 to 5.06)5.86 (5.38 to 6.35)5.91 (5.35 to 6.47)
Opportunities to use abilities5.87 (5.65 to 6.10)6.03 (5.85 to 6.21)5.52 (5.38 to 5.65)5.56 (5.40 to 5.71)5.77 (5.42 to 6.12)6.14 (5.53 to 6.74)
Overall job satisfaction5.95 (5.77 to 6.13)5.70 (5.51 to 5.90)6.05 (5.70 to 6.40)5.96 (5.35 to 6.56)5.54 (5.42 to 5.66)5.44 (5.30 to 5.58)
Freedom to choose method of work5.75 (5.55 to 5.95)5.48 (5.27 to 5.69)6.05 (5.63 to 6.46)5.91 (5.30 to 6.52)4.98 (4.82 to 5.14)4.96 (4.80 to 5.13)
Recognition for good work5.40 (5.16 to 5.65)5.15 (4.89 to 5.41)5.50 (5.09 to 5.92)5.77 (5.20 to 6.34)4.91 (4.74 to 5.09)4.79 (4.61 to 4.98)
Rate of pay5.47 (5.24 to 5.70)5.16 (4.90 to 5.42)5.91 (5.52 to 6.30)6.00 (5.44 to 6.56)4.97 (4.79 to 5.14)4.90 (4.74 to 5.06)
Work hours4.49 (4.19 to 4.79)3.92 (3.59 to 4.24)5.46 (4.89 to 6.02)5.63 (5.04 to 6.24)4.52 (4.34 to 4.70)4.48 (4.30 to 4.76)
JSS 5.58 (5.42 to 5.73)5.38 (5.23 to 5.53)5.73 (5.52 to 5.95)5.81 (5.32 to 6.30)5.16 (5.06 to 5.26)5.14 (5.03 to 5.25)
  • Statistically significant differences (95% CI do not overlap) are in bold.

  • JSS, mean sum score of Job Satisfaction Scale.