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Table 3 Comparison of wellness outcomes for physicians who identified with the workaholic, Type A and control freak personalities versus those who did not

From: How physicians identify with predetermined personalities and links to perceived performance and wellness outcomes: a cross-sectional study

Higher scores indicate higher levels of outcomeMean scores (SD) Workaholic N = 615 Not a workaholic N = 318 p value Type A N = 715 Not a Type A N = 204 p value Control freak N = 409 Not a control freak N = 474 p value
Emotional exhaustion 2.93 (.802) 2.75 (.756) .001 2.92 (.802) 2.73 (.773) .002 3.03 (.814) 2.69 (.748) .000
Depression 2.64 (.865) 2.57 (.845) .234 2.64 (.864) 2.51 (.888) .053 2.71 (.893) 2.47 (.861) .000
Anxiety 2.84 (.883) 2.77 (.834) .243 2.91 (.883) 2.58 (.860) .000 3.01 (.875) 2.60 (.853) .000
Good mental health 3.52 (.945) 3.54 (.835) .823 3.51 (.907) 3.55 (.900) .521 3.41 (.942) 3.65 (.874) .000
Job satisfaction 4.07 (.637) 3.97 (.620) .032 4.04 (.648) 4.00 (.607) .510 3.96 (.658) 4.07 (.625) .011
Rewarding patient experiences 4.23 (.582) 4.10 (.580) .001 4.16 (.567) 4.18 (.649) .705 4.14 (.555) 4.19 (.627) .270
Career commitment 4.00 (.991) 3.81 (.995) .006 3.94 (1.067) 3.86 (1.049) .807 3.87 (1.030) 3.96 (1.026) .208