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Table 3 Summary of GP attributes associated with the principal components linked to intention to leave general practice within the next 5 years

From: Retaining the general practitioner workforce in England: what matters to GPs? A cross-sectional study

Principal Component Associated GP attributes
(likelihood ratio test significance)
Overall workload - Age < 50 years (p < 0.001)
- GP principal (p < 0.001)
Working conditions - Age < 50 years (p < 0.001)
- Male (p < 0.001)
- GP appraiser (p < 0.001)
- Smaller practice size (p < 0.001)
Work-life flexibility - Age < 50 years (p = 0.002)
- Female (p = 0.002)
- Fewer years in practice (p < 0.001)
- Smaller practice size (p = 0.006)
- Portfolio career GP (p = 0.02)
Personal development - Female (p = 0.013)
- >10 years in service (p = 0.012)
- GP principal (p = 0.029)