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Table 2 Distribution of interviewee responses: Working environment

From: A survey of perceived training differences between ophthalmology residents in Hong Kong and China

  China Hong Kong P value*
Working time (hours per week, including both clinical and research activities)    
 40 2 (4.0) 0 (0.0) 0.20
 45 2 (4.0) 2 (11.1)  
 50 7 (14.0) 4 (22.2)  
 55 9 (18.0) 6 (33.3)  
 60 8 (16.0) 4 (22.2)  
 65 10 (20.0) 1 (5.6)  
 70 12 (24.0) 1 (5.6)  
Proportion of time spent in completing medical documents (such as patient charts)    
 ≤10 % 2 (4.2) 8 (42.1) <0.0001
 ≤20 % 2 (4.2) 5 (26.3)  
 ≤30 % 9 (18.8) 3 (15.8)  
 ≤40 % 5 (10.4) 2 (10.5)  
 ≤50 % 8 (16.7) 1 (5.3)  
 ≤60 % 10 (20.8) 0 (0.0)  
 >60 % 12 (25.0) 0 (0.0)  
Salary satisfaction    
 Earned > deserved 0 (0.0) 0 (0.0) <0.0001
 Earned = deserved 2 (4.0) 13 (68.4)  
 Earned < deserved 48 (96.0) 6 (31.6)  
Do you want your children to practice medicine?    
 Yes 1 (2.0) 8 (40.0) <0.0001
 No 34 (69.4) 1 (5.0)  
 Respect child’s choice 14 (28.6) 11 (55.0)  
 Missing 1 (2.0)   
  1. *Fisher’s exact test