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Table 2 Physicians’ unreasonable illegitimate task load as a percentage of task load (n = 538)

From: A study of unreasonable illegitimate tasks, administrative tasks, and sickness presenteeism amongst Norwegian physicians: an everyday struggle?

Unreasonable illegitimate Work Tasks All Employees n (%) Residents n (%) Specialists n (%) Others n (%)
None 69 (12.6) 28 (13.5) 41 (14.2) 2 (4.8)
5–10% 194 (35.5) 79 (38.2) 103 (35.6) 12 (28.6)
11–20% 166 (30.3) 65 (31.4) 85 (29.4) 16 (38.1)
21–30% 71 (13.0) 21 (10.1) 42 (14.5) 8 (19.0)
31% or more 38 (6.9) 16 (7.7) 18 (6.2) 5 (11.9)
Total n 538 (98.4) 207 289 42