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Table 3 Association between variables of the participants and personal burnout scores

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 % Mean SD P-value
Current training/residency status
 Unmatched trainee 113 45.2 59.8 16.3 0.110
 Resident in surgical specialty 71 28.4 64.0 15.0
 Resident in nonsurgical specialty 66 26.4 64.3 16.4
Gender
 Male 135 54.0 61.9 16.1 0.662
 Female 115 46.0 62.5 16.1
Marital status
 Single 147 58.8 59.6 15.3 0.001
 Married 103 41.2 65.9 16.3
Have children
 No 181 72.4 61.4 15.9 0.147
 Yes 69 27.6 64.2 16.4
Living with parents
 No 100 40.0 65.3 16.6 0.005
 Yes 150 60.0 60.1 15.3
Have another paid employment
 No 213 85.2 63.4 15.6 0.008
 Yes 37 14.8 55.5 17.2
Able to support yourself financially
 No 71 28.4 63.4 16.1 0.408
 Yes 179 71.6 61.7 16.0
Financially supporting
 Self 143 57.2 60.2 15.3 0.013
 Wife/children/parents 107 42.8 64.8 16.7
Own a car
 No 163 65.2 62.0 15.9 0.594
 Yes 87 34.8 62.5 16.4
Own a laptop
 No 53 21.2 65.8 14.8 0.040
 Yes 197 78.8 61.2 16.2
Own a smartphone
 No 9 3.6 65.3 19.0 0.666
 Yes 241 96.4 62.1 15.9
Sleep duration per 24 h
 < 6 143 57.2 65.3 15.1  < 0.001
 ≥ 6 107 42.8 58.1 16.3
Smoking
 No 168 67.2 60.6 16.1 0.018
 Yes 82 32.8 65.5 15.5
Consumption of tea/coffee
 Not frequent (up to 1 cup per day) 79 31.6 57.1 15.4  < 0.001
 Frequent (≥ 2 cup per day) 171 68.4 64.6 15.8
Thought of changing your profession
 No 55 22.0 54.6 16.2  < 0.001
 Yes 195 78.0 64.3 15.4
Thought of changing your specialty
 No 83 33.2 58.6 18.2 0.016
 Yes 167 66.8 64.0 14.6
Satisfied with your training/job
 No 74 29.6 68.7 13.5  < 0.001
 Yes 176 70.4 59.4 16.2
Number of working hours per week
 < 60 107 42.8 59.3 17.2 0.008
 ≥ 60 143 57.2 64.4 14.8
Single longest duty hours
 < 24 50 20.0 56.8 17.0 0.002
 ≥ 24 200 80.0 63.6 15.5