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Table 4 Reasons for migration

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 3.23 1.706
Lucrative Salary 4.23 1.031
Harassment of Doctors in Pakistan 3.01 1.489
Peer Pressure 2.12 1.048
Quality of Training 3.89 1.365
Better Working Environment 2.97 1.674
Better Way of Life 3.48 1.524
Terrorism in Pakistan 3.07 1.518
More Opportunities 3.31 1.410
Better Management 2.19 1.358
Long Working Hours in Pakistan 1.88 1.031
Desire to Settle Abroad 2.84 1.459
Political Reasons 1.23 0.698
Religious Reasons 1.46 0.915
Parent Pressure 1.35 0.832
More Competition in Pakistan 2.61 1.433
More Job Satisfaction 3.56 1.560
Favoritism in Pakistan 1.60 0.808
Other 1.13 0.486
Total Score 49.15 14.554