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Table 2 Satisfaction level measurements of the neonatologists in Israeli medical centers (N = 112)

From: Work satisfaction, quality of life, and leisure time of neonatology fellows and senior neonatologists in Israel

Number Variable* Range of values Mid-range value** Neonatologists’ Average (S.D.) Residents’ Average (S.D.) p value
1 Index of patient care 19-56 37.5 39.89 (± 7.38) 37.3 (±7.7) 0.001
2 Index of workload 8-40 24 22.36 (±6.96) 18.85 (±7.53) <0.001
3 Index of income/prestige 8-44 26 23.84 (±7.87) 26.14 (±10) 0.049
4 Index of self reward 9-42 25.5 31.02 (±6.07) 29.92 (±6.63) 0.18
5 Index of work relations 11-28 19.5 22.99 (±3.39) 22.46 (±3.45) 0.22
6 General index of work satisfaction 83-189 136 140.28 (±22.37) 132.85 (±10.84) <0.001
7 Index of quality of life 26-78 52 60.59 (±9.17) 55.06 (±12.56) <0.001
8 Index of leisure time 10-70 40 39.42 (±12.52) 27.7 (±28.5) <0.001
9 General index of all indexes 131-319 225 240.17 (±33.21) 216.7 (±41.3) <0.001
  1. * Every index is the sum of points for all questions in that specific section of the questionnaire.
  2. ** Satisfaction was considered high when the average value is greater than the mid-range value and low when the average value is less than the mid-range value.