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Table 12 Most important deciding factors for retention (n = 71)

From: Assessment of factors influencing retention in the Philippine National Rural Physician Deployment Program

What would be the most important deciding factors for you to remain in your area of assignment after your term as a DTTB? Respondents may give more than one answer Number of respondents who gave this answer
Local government support 31
Good salary and compensation 20
Family (distance from family, finding a spouse in the community, livelihood opportunities for spouse) 10
Career advancement opportunities 8
Sustainability of health projects 6
DOH support and re-centralized health human resources 5
Needs of the poor and underserved 3
Ease of transportation 1
Passion for public health 1
Personal reasons 1