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Table 3 Three most important factors in choice of a GP practice

From: From practice employee to (co-)owner: young GPs predict their future careers: a cross-sectional survey

Within top three answers Category Mentioned most frequently
72% Working climate Pleasant colleagues, working well together, good team work
52% Location Near home, rural
34% Workload Part-time, flexible or well-regulated working hours
22% Infrastructure Rooms, equipment, diagnostics, IT
14% Group practice Group or common practice
14% Self-employmenta Self-employed, independent
11% Spectrum of services Wide-ranging, interdisciplinary, complementary medicine
  1. aMore older participants (20%) chose self-employment than younger participants (7%) (p = 0.005)