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Table 1 Sociodemographic characteristics of the participants (n = 250)

From: Prevalence of burnout syndrome among unmatched trainees and residents in surgical and nonsurgical specialties: a cross-sectional study from different training centers in Palestine

Variable n %
Current training/residency status
 Unmatched trainee 113 45.2
 Resident in a surgical specialty 71 28.4
 Resident in a nonsurgical specialty 66 26.4
Gender
 Male 135 54.0
 Female 115 46.0
Marital status
 Single 147 58.8
 Married 103 41.2
Have children
 No 181 72.4
 Yes 69 27.6
Living with parents
 No 100 40.0
 Yes 150 60.0
Have another paid employment
 No 213 85.2
 Yes 37 14.8
Able to support yourself financially
 No 71 28.4
 Yes 179 71.6
Financially supporting
 Self 143 57.2
 Wife/children/parents 107 42.8
Own a car
 No 163 65.2
 Yes 87 34.8
Own a laptop
 No 53 21.2
 Yes 197 78.8
Own a smartphone
 No 9 3.6
 Yes 241 96.4
Sleep duration (hours) per 24 h
 < 6 143 57.2
 ≥ 6 107 42.8
Smoking
 No 168 67.2
 Yes 82 32.8
Consumption of tea/coffee
 Not frequent (up to 1 cup per day) 79 31.6
 Frequent (≥ 2 cup per day) 171 68.4
Thought of changing your profession
 No 55 22.0
 Yes 195 78.0
Thought of changing your specialty
 No 83 33.2
 Yes 167 66.8
Satisfied with your training/job
 No 74 29.6
 Yes 176 70.4
Number of working hours per week
 < 60 107 42.8
 ≥ 60 143 57.2
Single longest duty hours
 < 24 50 20.0
 ≥ 24 200 80.0