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Table 3 Factors that were significantly associated with personal burnout (N = 245)

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

Factor Unadjusted Adjusted
OR 95% CI P OR 95% CI P
Personal Factors
 Female sex 2.3 1.3–3.9 0.002 3.6 1.8–7.3 < 0.001
 Presence of chronic disease 2.7 1.3–5.8 0.006 4.0 1.5–11.0 0.007
 High frequency of unhealthy habits 2.1 1.2–3.5 0.007 3.3 1.6–6.7 0.001
 High frequency of healthy habits 0.2 0.1–0.4 < 0.001 0.2 0.1–0.5 < 0.001
Family related factors
 Parent/Parents being doctors 2.1 1.0–4.4 0.046 2.8 1.1–6.8 0.028
Occupation-related factors       
 High home-work demands 2.7 1.4–5.0 0.002 2.9 1.3–6.2 0.008
 High emotional demands 3.6 2.0–6.5 < 0.001 3.4 1.7–7.1 0.001
 High Job resources 0.6 0.3–0.9 0.031    
Training-related factors
 Satisfied with relevance of training, in daily clinical practice 0.6 0.33–0.97 0.039    
 Satisfied with accessibility to educational resources 0.6 0.34–0.97 0.036    
 Satisfaction with opportunities for skill development 0.5 0.3–0.8 0.009 0.4 0.2–0.9 0.019
 Satisfied with opportunities to develop clinical judgment 0.5 0.3–0.9 0.029    
 Satisfied with time allocated for research 0.4 0.2–0.8 0.005    
 Satisfied with overall training 0.4 0.2–0.8 0.006    
 Good time management 0.4 0.2–0.7 0.001    
Frequent use of deep approaches when studying 0.3 0.2–0.5 < 0.001 0.2 0.1–0.5 < 0.001