The Impact of a Financial Capability Program on the Financial Well-being of Medical Practitioners


Rajna Anthony

Faculty of Human Ecology, Universiti Putra Malaysia, UPM Serdang Selangor Darul Ehsan, Malaysia

Mohamad Fazil Sabri

Faculty of Human Ecology, Universiti Putra Malaysia, UPM Serdang Selangor Darul Ehsan, Malaysia

Peer Review Report

Received Date

16.03.2019

Accepted Date

30.03.2019

Published Date

01.04.2019

Plagiarism

Accepted Level

Reviewer’s Comments to Authors

This study on ‘the impact of a financial capability program on the financial well-being of medical practitioners’ has been made an attempt to determine the impact of a financial capability program on the financial well-being of medical practitioners in the public hospitals in Selangor, Malaysia. Both primary and secondary sources of data have been used for the study. Structured questionnaire has been used for primary data collections from 100 respondents (medical practitioners).

Major Comments

  1. There was no mention of the limitations of the study, one of which is the apparently high dropout rate. Also, mention how your results compare to (reference given to author) another study which was published very recently.

Minor Comments

  1. For every reference there should be a footnote in the relevant pages.
  2. Author can be highlight the research gap and pave the way for future research (scope for future research).

Associate Editor’s Critique

The study has much strength where there were very few weaknesses also. The author can add the limitations of the study, footnote, research gap and scope for future research. The author advised to include all the needed information for the study to strengthen the value of the paper.

Constructiveness of Comments

The review committee has given the constructive comments to the author /researcher.

Level of Detail of the Review

The review is fairly detailed, but the reviewer missed data inconsistence in the required field. There are few corrections to be taken place before the final review.

Substantiation of Comments

The reviewer made comments on the paper with references.

Was the Review Biased?

The study was reviewed under ‘nil’ biased basis.

Recommendation from the Reviewer

I recommend that, this paper be accepted after the above mentioned minor revisions.