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Table 1 Baseline survey and resident cohorta

From: The association between objectively-measured activity, sleep, call responsibilities, and burnout in a resident cohort

  Cohort N = 28 Male N = 14 Female N = 14 P valueb
Age, mean (SD) 30 (2) 30 (3) 30 (2) 0.876
In house call, N (%)     0.487
 0 1 (3) 0 (0) 1 (7)  
 1–5 7 (25) 5 (36) 2 (14)  
 6–8 12 (43) 6 (43) 6 (43)  
 9+ 8 (29) 3 (21) 5 (36)  
Home call, N (%)     0.730
 0 24 (86) 13 (93) 11 (79)  
 1–5 1 (4) 0 (0) 1 (7)  
 6–8 2 (7) 1 (7) 1 (7)  
 9–19 0 (0) 0 (0) 0 (0)  
 20+ 1 (4) 0 (0) 1 (7)  
Call group highc, N (%) 16 (57.1) 6 (37.5) 10 (62.5) 0.252
Wellness factorsd, mean (SD)
Professional Fulfillment 2.7 (0.7) 2.5 (0.6) 2.9 (0.7) 0.119
Appreciation 3.0 (0.6) 2.8 (0.6) 3.1 (0.5) 0.308
Values Alignment 2.5 (0.6) 2.4 (0.7) 2.5 (0.5) 0.620
Training Satisfaction 2.2 (0.6) 2.3 (0.8) 2.1 (0.5) 0.328
Peer Support 2.3 (0.6) 2.4 (0.5) 2.2 (0.7) 0.482
Emotional Exhaustion 2.8 (0.7) 2.5 (0.5) 3.1 (0.8) 0.043
Interpersonal Disengagement 2.5 (0.8) 2.2 (0.8) 2.8 (0.8) 0.075
Negative Impact of Work on Personal Relationships 3.1 (1.0) 2.9 (1.0) 3.3 (1.1) 0.351
Sleep Quality 3.0 (0.8) 2.9 (0.7) 3.2 (1.0) 0.345
Self-reported Burnout Score, N (%) symptoms     0.089
2 19 (68) 12 (86) 7 (50)  
3 6 (21) 2 (14) 4 (29)  
4 3 (11) 0 (0) 3 (21)  
Self-reported Burnoute, N (%) 9 (32.1) 2 (14.3) 7 (50) 0.103
  1. aData from Survey 1
  2. bStudent T-test for continuous variables and Fisher’s exact for categorical variables
  3. cHigh call load categorized as greater than or equal to 7 days of in house call or 24 days of home call in past 4 weeks
  4. dLikert scale: values for each item were set to score ‘high burnout’ or a negative response as the highest value (5) and ‘low burnout’ or a positive response (1)
  5. eBurnout describes self-reported burnout symptoms or a score of ≥3