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Table 2 Comparison of satisfaction with medical practice and with buprenorphine-related work among waivered physicians (n = 40)

From: Physicians’ satisfaction with providing buprenorphine treatment

 Medical practiceBuprenorphine workp-value
Mean (SD)Mean (SD)
Work is personally rewarding4.46 (0.60)4.08 (1.01)0.023
Pleased with work4.44 (0.64)4.08 (0.90)0.014
Satisfied4.10 (0.82)3.69 (1.03)0.006
Work is major source of frustration2.58 (1.31)2.71 (1.21)0.500
Work has not met expectations2.05 (0.93)2.24 (1.00)0.164
  1. Response options ranged from 1 = strongly disagree to 5 = strongly agree. Two-tailed paired sample t-tests