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Table 4 Factors that were significantly associated with work-related burnout

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 1.3–4.0 0.004 3.6 1.8–7.3 < 0.001
 High frequency of unhealthy habits 2.0 1.1–3.7 0.019 2.8 1.4–5.8 0.005
 High frequency of healthy habits 0.5 0.3–0.8 0.006    
 Experience of a stressful life event during past 1 year 1.8 1.0–3.1 0.037    
Occupation-related factors
 High work load 2.2 1.3–3.8 0.005    
 High home-work demands 4.3 2.2–8.1 < 0.001 5.5 2.6–11.8 < 0.001
 High emotional demands 4.1 2.3–7.5 < 0.001 4.0 2.0–8.0 < 0.001
Training related factors
 Satisfied with accessibility to educational resources 0.57 0.33–0.99 0.046    
 Satisfied with overall training 0.4 0.2–0.8 0.004    
 Frequent use of deep approaches when studying 0.4 0.2–0.8 0.008 0.4 0.2–0.9 0.028