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Table 2 Maximum acceptable commute time to work (one-way) depending on different conditions

From: Willingness to commute among future physicians: a multicenter cross-sectional survey of German medical students

Maximum acceptable commute time (one-way) if … valid Mean ± SD Quartiles (minutes)
N in minutes 25% 50% 75%
… I go by car 1084 36.1 ± 12.9 30.0 30.0 45.0
… I go by public transport 1083 40.3 ± 15.2 30.0 40.0 45.0
… I can take part in a car pool 1064 35.5 ± 13.9 30.0 30.0 45.0
… I get picked up by a driver service 1065 39.1 ± 15.6 30.0 30.0 45.0
… time getting to work is paid as working time, additional to it 1075 47.0 ± 18.3 30.0 45.0 60.0
… time getting to work is paid as working time, included into it 1069 51.2 ± 22.6 30.0 50.0 60.0
… time getting to work is utilizable for organizational tasks 1066 43.9 ± 19.0 30.0 45.0 60.0