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Table 2 Association between exhaustion scores and respondents characteristics

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

Variable (n = 535) Exhaustion Mean (±SD) F p value
Professional grade of physicians  
 Medical consultant 79 2.5 ± 0.4 6.793 < 0.001
 Medical officer 22 2.7 ± 0.5   
 Resident doctor 318 2.7 ± 0.4   
 Medical intern 116 2.7 ± 0.4   
Age group of physicians  
  < 35 years 195 2.7 ± 0.4 10.734 < 0.001
 35–39 years 158 2.7 ± 0.4   
  ≥ 40 years 182 2.6 ± 0.4   
Years in practice  
  < 5 years 148 2.8 ± 0.4 9.317 < 0.001
 5–9 years 134 2.7 ± 0.4   
 10–14 years 164 2.6 ± 0.5   
  ≥ 15 years 89 2.5 ± 0.4   
Specialties  
 Surgical specialties 261 2.7 ± 0.4 1.811 0.164
 Medical specialties 136 2.6 ± 0.4   
 Others* 138 2.7 ± 0.4   
Gender  
 Male 395 2.7 ± 0.4 1.616** 0.107
 Female 140 2.7 ± 0.4   
Marital status  
 Married 386 2.7 ± 0.4 1.792** 0.074
 Single 149 2.7 ± 0.4   
  1. *No specific specialty **Student t test