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Table 3 Reasons for staying

From: Physician migration at its roots: a study on the factors contributing towards a career choice abroad among students at a medical school in Pakistan

  Mean S.D.
Relatives 3.84 1.350
Wealth and Properties 1.62 0.981
Loan to Settle 1.03 0.354
Peer Pressure 1.51 0.896
Lack of Resources 3.69 1.484
Visa Problems 1.23 0.715
Better Way of Life 2.57 1.581
Racism Abroad 2.93 1.698
Lack of Opportunities Abroad 1.72 0.996
No Top Positions for IMGs Abroad 2.28 1.229
Long Working Hours Abroad 3.15 1.700
Desire to Serve Country 2.38 1.420
Political Reasons 1.61 0.916
Religious Reasons 1.90 1.128
Parent Pressure 1.87 1.082
More Competition Abroad 1.70 0.873
More Job Satisfaction 3.26 1.628
Favoritism Abroad 1.91 1.239
Other 1.39 0.872
Total Score 41.58 12.879