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Table 1 Socio-demographic characteristics of respondents

From: Physician burnout in Nigeria: a multicentre, cross-sectional study

Variable Frequency (n = 535) Exhaustion Mean(±SD) Disengagement Mean ± SD
Age of respondents in groups
  < 35 years 195 (36.4) 2.7 ± 0.4 2.4 ± 0.4
 35–39 years 158 (29.5) 2.7 ± 0.4 2.5 ± 0.4
  ≥ 40 years 182 (34.0) 2.6 ± 0.4 2.4 ± 0.4
Gender
 Male 395 (73.8) 2.7 ± 0.4 2.4 ± 0.4
 Female 140 (26.2) 2.7 ± 0.4 2.4 ± 0.4
Marital status
 Married 386 (72.1) 2.7 ± 0.4 2.4 ± 0.4
 Single 149 (27.9) 2.7 ± 0.4 2.4 ± 0.4
Number of years in practice
  < 5 years 148 (27.7) 2.8 ± 0.4 2.4 ± 0.4
 5–9 years 134 (25.0) 2.7 ± 0.4 2.4 ± 0.4
 10–14 years 164 (30.7) 2.6 ± 0.5 2.4 ± 0.4
  ≥ 15 years 89 (16.6) 2.5 ± 0.4 2.3 ± 0.4
Professional grade of physicians
 Medical consultant 79 (14.8) 2.5 ± 0.4 2.3 ± 0.4
 Medical officer 22 (4.1) 2.7 ± 0.5 2.4 ± 0.5
 Resident doctor 318 (59.4) 2.7 ± 0.4 2.4 ± 0.4
 Medical intern 116 (21.7) 2.7 ± 0.4 2.4 ± 0.4
Institution
 NOHE, Enugu. 65 (12.1) 2.6 ± 0.4 2.4 ± 0.4
 FETHA, Abakaliki. 186 (34.8) 2.6 ± 0.4 2.4 ± 0.4
 ESUTH, Enugu. 167 (31.2) 2.7 ± 0.4 2.4 ± 0.4
 FMC, Makurdi. 97 (18.1) 2.7 ± 0.4 2.4 ± 0.4
 FNPH, Enugu. 20 (3.7) 2.6 ± 0.5 2.3 ± 0.4
Medical specialty of respondents
 Surgical specialties 261 (48.8) 2.7 ± 0.4 2.4 ± 0.4
 Medical Specialties 136 (25.4) 2.6 ± 0.4 2.4 ± 0.4
 Others* 138 (25.8) 2.7 ± 0.4 1 2.4 ± 0.4
  1. *No specific specialty