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Table 1 Rating of amount of stress in day to day life due to various conditions, separated by gender (actual numbers reported in brackets below percent responses).

From: Well-being in residency training: a survey examining resident physician satisfaction both within and outside of residency training and mental health in Alberta

Possible sources of stress in day to day life Less stress (%) Moderate stress(%) More stress (%)
  Male Female Total Male Female Total Male Female Total
Time pressure/not enough time a 18%
(36)
6%
(14)
12%
(50)
17%
(33)
13%
(29)
15%
(62)
64%
(124)
79%
(171)
71%
(295)
Own physical health problem or condition 77
(150)
78
(169)
77
(319)
11
(22)
8
(17)
10
(39)
11
(22)
14
(31)
13
(53)
Own emotional or mental health problem/condition 76
(148)
73 (160) 74
(308)
14
(28)
13
(29)
14
(57)
9
(17)
12
(25)
10
(42)
Financial situation 36
(70)
50
(108)
43
(178)
15
(29)
12
(26)
14
(55)
47
(92)
36
(78)
41
(170)
Own work situation 34 (67) 27 (59) 31 (126) 20 (39) 21 (46) 20 (85) 42 (83) 50 (109) 46 (192)
Residency program 40 (78) 43 (93) 41 (171) 24 (46) 25 (54) 24 (100) 35 (69) 31 (68) 33 (137)
Employment status 67 (131) 73 (158) 70 (289) 16 (31) 17 (36) 16 (67) 14 (28) 9 (20) 12 (48)
Caring for own children b 38
(74)
40
(86)
39
(160)
11
(22)
4
(8)
7
(30)
8
(16)
9
(20)
9
(36)
Caring for others 66
(129)
67
(145)
66
(274)
19
(37)
11
(24)
15
(61)
8
(15)
8
(18)
8
(33)
Other personal or family responsibilities 56
(109)
57
(124)
56
(233)
18
(36)
17
(37)
18
(73)
24
(46)
24
(51)
24
(97)
Personal relationships 53
(103)
56
(122)
54
(225)
25
(48)
21
(45)
22
(93)
21
(40)
23
(49)
22
(89)
Discrimination 81
(157)
83
(181)
82
(338)
8
(16)
9
(19)
8
(35)
8
(15)
6
(13)
7
(28)
Personal and family safety 84
(163)
88
(192)
86
(355)
8
(16)
6
(14)
7
(30)
5
(9)
5
(10)
5
(19)
  1. a Females more stressed by time pressure (p < 0.001)
  2. b Males more stressed by caring for own children (p < 0.020)