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Table 1 Characteristics of physicians in the baseline study sample, and associations between physician attrition and burnout

From: Estimating institutional physician turnover attributable to self-reported burnout and associated financial burden: a case study

  Total (n = 472) Did not leave (n = 411) Left (n = 61)
n (%) n (%) n (%)
Intent to leave within 2 years
Missing
133 (28)
6 (1)
100 (24)
4 (1)
33 (54)
2 (3)
Hours worked per week categories
 Very high work hours (≥ 64 h) 127 (27) 109 (27) 18 (30)
 High work hours (51–63 h) 143 (30) 128 (31) 15 (25)
 Moderate work hours (41–50 h) 111 (24) 98 (24) 14 (23)
 Low works hours (≤40 h) 85 (18) 72 (18) 13 (21)
 Missing 6 (1) 5 (1) 1 (2)
Surgical specialty 79 (17) 65 (16) 14 (23)
Burned out 123 (26) 97 (24) 26 (43)
  n Mean (SD) n Mean (SD) n Mean (SD)
Anxiety 467 5.8 (2.6) 407 5.7 (2.5) 60 6.2 (3.0)
Depression 464 5.5 (2.5) 404 5.4 (2.4) 60 6.0 (3.1)
Sleep-related impairment 472 16.8 (6.6) 411 16.7 (6.5) 61 18.0 (7.3)
  1. Abbreviations: n number, SD Standard Deviation