Table 1

Participants, respective number of responses (N) and their job characteristics in a survey of work and life satisfaction in four subgroups of veterinary practitioners in Germany (2016): female employed practitioners (FEP), male employed practitioners (MEP), female self-employed practitioners (FSEP) and male self-employed practitioners (MSEP)

Age (median years)107933143333984823653
Pretax annual income (median €)96430,00013038,70029945,00019280,000
Working hours per week (median hours)97345133503284519855
I would not choose my current place of employment again (%)108427.614630.840314.624016.3
I would not choose this profession again (%)108435.214637.740322.324031.3