Table 12

Most important deciding factors for retention (n = 71)
What would be the most important deciding factors for you to remain in your area of assignment after your term as a DTTB? Respondents may give more than one answer Number of respondents who gave this answer
Local government support 31
Good salary and compensation 20
Family (distance from family, finding a spouse in the community, livelihood opportunities for spouse) 10
Career advancement opportunities 8
Sustainability of health projects 6
DOH support and re-centralized health human resources 5
Needs of the poor and underserved 3
Ease of transportation 1
Passion for public health 1
Personal reasons 1

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