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Table 3 Satisfaction with buprenorphine-related work by waiver type (n = 40)

From: Physicians’ satisfaction with providing buprenorphine treatment

 30-patient waivered physicians100-patient waivered physicians275-patient waivered physiciansp-value
Mean (SD)Mean (SD)Mean (SD)
Buprenorphine work is personally rewarding4.11 (0.78)3.71 (1.20)4.38 (0.89)0.204
Pleased with buprenorphine work4.33 (0.71)3.79 (0.97)4.19 (0.91)0.303
Satisfied with buprenorphine work4.00 (1.00)3.14 (1.03)4.00 (0.89)0.040
Buprenorphine work is major source of frustration1.89 (1.05)3.43 (1.09)2.50 (1.03)0.005
Buprenorphine work has not met expectations1.89 (0.78)2.86 (1.17)1.88 (0.62)0.009
  1. Response options ranged from 1 = strongly disagree to 5 = strongly agree. Analysis of variance (ANOVA) with p-value reported for the F-statistic