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Table 1 Characteristics of the sample (N = 1384)

From: Work stress associated cool down reactions among nurses and hospital physicians and their relation to burnout symptoms

Gender n % or mean values
 Women 945 69.5
 Men 415 30.5
Age, years (mean, SD)   40.7 ± 11.3
Family status n %
 Living with partner – married 666 49.0
 Living with partner – not married 336 24.7
 Single 265 19.5
 Divorced 81 6.0
 Widowed 10 0.7
Profession, % n %
 Nurses 916 66.2
 Physicians 467 33.8
Employment, years, (mean, SD)   16.3 ± 11.7
Duration of work per week, hours (mean, SD)   39.0 ± 12.9
Perceived work burden, 0–100 (mean, SD)   60.7 ± 21.3
  1. Not in all cases enrolled persons provided complete information, i.e., for gender (n = 24), age (n = 155), family status (n = 26), employment (n = 32), duration of work (n = 59), work burden (n = 37)