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Table 1 Socio demographic and work-related characteristics of the postgraduate doctors (N = 245)

From: Burnout among postgraduate doctors in Colombo: prevalence, associated factors and association with self-reported patient care

Socio-demographic Characteristics Number Percentage
Agea (N = 240)
  < 30 years 73 30.4
 31–35 years 140 58.3
 36–40 years 27 11.3
  > 40 years 0 0.0
Sex
 Male 157 64.1
 Female 88 35.9
Ethnicity
 Sinhala 192 78.4
 Tamil 42 17.1
 Muslim 11 4.5
 Burgher 0 0.0
 Other 0 0.0
Marital Status
 Married 196 80.0
 Single 49 20.0
Monthly income
  < Rs. 90,000 28 11.4
 Rs. 90,000 - 120,000 118 48.2
 Rs. 121,000 – 150,000 89 36.3
 Rs. 151,000 – 200,000 8 3.3
  > Rs. 200,000 2 0.8
Specialty
 Medicine 80 32.8
 Surgery 40 16.3
 Paediatrics 25 10.2
 Gynaecology & Obstetrics 18 7.3
 Emergency Medicine 20 8.2
 Orthopaedics 4 1.6
 Psychiatry 17 6.9
 Anaesthesia 41 16.7
Year of training
 1st year 67 27.4
 2nd year 100 40.8
 3rd year 78 31.8
  1. aMissing values - 5