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Table 4 Correlations between burnout, engagement and basic psychological needs satisfaction, and their subscales

From: Promoting a sense of belonging, engagement, and collegiality to reduce burnout: a mixed methods study among undergraduate medical students in a non-Western, Asian context

Variables Burnout (MBI-SS)
Overall Low professional efficacy High emotional exhaustion High depersonalization
UWESS-9 Overall −0.39 −0.52 −0.35 −0.35
Vigor −0.39 −0.47 −0.35 −0.32
Dedication − 0.36 − 0.56 − 0.32 − 0.37
Absorption − 0.41 − 0.44 − 0.30 − 0.29
BPNSS-21 Overall − 0.37 − 0.40 − 0.38 − 0.39
Autonomy − 0.32 − 0.32 − 0.38 − 0.30
Competence − 0.38 − 0.46 − 0.38 − 0.38
Relatedness − 0.25 − 0.28 − 0.24 − 0.30
  1. All variables, p-value < 0.005