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Motivations of persons electing public health as a career

Motivations of persons electing public health as a career

American Journal of Public Health and the Nation's Health 45(12): 1563-1568

Five factors seemed of major importance: (1) native interests and aptitudes; (2) expectation of financial reward and economic security; (3) advancement in position, prestige and responsibility; (4) opportunity to meet many other people; (5) influence of a person actively engaged in this field.

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DOI: 10.2105/ajph.45.12.1563

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