Table 4

 Demographic data for the 1603 respondents to the online IWL survey; the top five IWL choices are shown by gender within the different grades; weighted scores are shown in parentheses after IWL choice

Consultants (706)*Specialist registrars (584)†SHO/PRHO (213)Staff and associate specialists (95)
MaleFemaleMaleFemaleMaleFemaleMaleFemale
Total number of doctors in each grade are shown in parentheses at the top of the table.
*Total consultants = 709; three did not state gender.
†Total specialist registrars = 586; two did not state gender.
Total4582482992851041094649
Working part time123291401
Choice
    1Non-clinical support (382)Non-clinical support (231)Better education/training (228)Childcare (180)Better education/training (122)Better education/training (97)Better education/training (42)To develop new skills (28)
    2Medical support (297)Medical support (148)Non-clinical Support (132)Better education/training (174)Clinical, non-medical support (44)Clinical, non-medical support (39)Clinical, non-medical support (25)Other (25)
    3Clinical, non-medical support (224)Clinical, non-medical support (115)To develop new skills (125)Mentoring (122)To develop new skills (39)Mentoring (50)Other (23)Non-clinical Support (24)
    4IT support (192)Other (87)Other (122)Training in chosen specialty (100)Mentoring (37)Other (39)Non-clinical support (18)IT support (22)
    5To develop new skills (162)IT support (76); flexible on-call arrangements (76)Improved office accommodation (105)To develop new skills (89)Other (33)Training in general (35)To develop new skills (18)Better education/training (21)