Table 1

Enjoyment and Leisure: doctors’ views 1 and 5 years after qualification, percentages of those who replied

Percentage level of satisfaction*
Responder rating out of 10
Low (1–3)Medium (4–7)High (8–10)Total replies (100%)
Enjoyment
Year 1†
 199614.760.225.22918
 19995.950.443.72390
 20023.643.153.32760
 20054.341.654.03109
 20085.044.450.62828
 20124.742.253.12291
 All years6.547.046.516 296
Year 5‡
 19966.243.650.22231
 19994.040.655.52353
 20024.339.656.12242
 20053.337.359.42255
 20084.239.556.42306
 All years4.440.155.511 387
Leisure
Year 1§
 199642.248.39.52918
 199937.052.210.82389
 200222.059.718.32758
 200518.458.523.23106
 200815.658.126.22820
 201219.158.522.32293
 All years25.655.918.516 284
Year 5¶
 199622.849.527.82230
 199915.543.341.32353
 200216.745.837.52245
 200511.846.941.22256
 200817.047.235.82304
 All years16.746.536.811 388
  • *Scored from 1 (not at all satisfied) to 10 (highly satisfied) and grouped.

  • †Linear-by-linear association was significant at 500.5, p<0.001.

  • ‡Linear-by-linear association was significant at 29.1, p<0.001.

  • §Linear-by-linear association was significant at 776.6, p<0.001.

  • ¶Linear-by-linear association was significant at 42.5, p<0.001.