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Table 3 Main effects and the interaction effect of empathy and burnout on life satisfaction

From: Empathy, burnout, life satisfaction, correlations and associated socio-demographic factors among Chinese undergraduate medical students: an exploratory cross-sectional study

Source SS df MS F p ηp2
Corrected Model 3893.306a 3 1297.769 32.906 < 0.001 0.220
Intercept 177,449.242 1 177,449.242 4499.334 < 0.001 0.928
Empathy 14.268 1 14.268 0.362 0.548 0.001
Burnout 3431.491 1 3431.491 87.008 < 0.001 0.199
Empathy * Burnout 323.191 1 323.191 8.195 0.004 0.023
Error 13,843.088 351 39.439    
Total 199,599.000 355     
Corrected Total 17,736.394 354     
  1. aR Squared = .220 (Adjusted R Squared = .213); Dependent variable: life satisfaction; SS type III sum of squares, df degree of freedom, MS mean square, ηp2 partial eta squared. Effect size was measured by partial eta squared: small = 0.01 to 0.06, medium = 0.06 to 0.138, large> 0.138