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Table 2 Attendees’ job characteristics, AHA 2009–2019

From: Characteristics, satisfiers, development needs, and barriers to success for early-career academic hospitalists

Question Stem Response Choice n (%)
Favorite part of job (n = 705) Teaching 395 (56.0)
  Clinical Care 219 (31.1)
  QI/Safety 45 (6.4)
  Weekends Off 19 (2.7)
  Co-Management 6 (0.8)
  Writing Papers 1 (0.1)
  Emails 1 (0.1)
  Other 19 (2.7)
Job satisfaction (n = 808)
  Not satisfied 25 (3.1)
  Somewhat unsatisfied 82 (10.1)
  Somewhat satisfied 405 (50.1)
  Very satisfied 296 (36.6)
Percent protected time (n = 743)
 (not asked in 2009) 0% 312 (42.0)
  1–10% 200 (26.9)
  11–25% 166 (22.3)
  26–49% 55 (7.4)
  50% or more 9 (1.2)
Percent of time on direct care (n = 807)
  0–24% 111 (13.8)
  25–49% 126 (15.6)
  50–74% 204 (25.3)
  75–100% 367 (45.5)
Weeks as attending (n = 599)
 (not asked 2009–2011) 0–4 weeks 105 (17.5)
  5–8 weeks 141 (23.5)
  9–12 weeks 99 (16.5)
  13–16 weeks 75 (12.5)
  16 weeks or more 179 (29.9)