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Table 3 Link between numeric variables and burnout symptoms in Gabonese medical settings (bivariate analysis)

From: Burnout level and associated factors in a sub-Saharan African medical setting: prospective cross-sectional survey

analyzed factors Burnout symptoms p
Yes (N = 36) No (N = 68)
Median IQR Median IQR
Age (year) 30 29–34 38.5 32–41 < 0.0001
Number of elderly dependents living with the practitioner at home 0 0–0 0 0–1 0.203
Number of dependent children living with practitioner at home 1.5 1–2 2 1–3 0.044
Estimated number of patients supported per day 15 10–20 10 10–15 0.188
Easy access to the hospital (scale 0 to 7) 3 1–5 4 4–5 0.012
Attendance of extra-professional associations (scale from 0 to 7) 2 1–4 2 1–4 0.281
Frequency of medical activity outside public hospital per week (scale 0 to 7) 1 1–2 2 1–4 < 0.0001
To be favorable to traditional medicine (scale 0 to 7) 1.5 1–2 1 1–2 0.142