Table 3

General characteristics of cohort

Respondent characteristicsN%
Total respondents308100
Age
 30 or less than 305718.5
 31–3517857.8
 36–404213.6
 41 and above3110.1
Female14346.4
Married28391.9
Completed postgraduate training4314.0
Reported that they felt physically unsafe in previous rural posting21573.1
Reported any challenge in previous posting29796.4
Reported having access to important people in case of transfer or training
 Yes, always7524.4
 Yes, occasionally/in exceptional circumstances13544.0
 No9731.6
Member of a professional association22574.0