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Table 3 Association between disengagement scores and respondents characteristics

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

Variable (n = 535) Disengagement Mean (±SD) F p value
Professional grade of physicians  
 Medical consultant 79 2.3 ± 0.4 2.091 1.0
 Medical officer 22 2.4 ± 0.5   
 Resident doctor 318 2.4 ± 0.4   
 Medical intern 116 2.4 ± 0.4   
Age groups of physicians  
  < 35 years 195 2.4 ± 0.4 3.183 0.042
 35–39 years 158 2.5 ± 0.4   
  ≥ 40 years 182 2.4 ± 0.4   
Years in practice  
  < 5 years 148 2.4 ± 0.4 1.638 0.180
 5–9 years 134 2.4 ± 0.4   
 10–14 years 164 2.4 ± 0.4   
  ≥ 15 years 89 2.3 ± 0.4   
Specialties  
 Surgical specialties 261 2.4 ± 0.4 0.785 0.457
 Medical specialties 136 2.4 ± 0.4   
 Others* 138 2.4 ± 0.4   
Gender  
 Male 395 2.4 ± 0.4 0.025** 0.980
 Female 140 2.4 ± 0.4   
Marital status  
 Married 386 2.4 ± 0.4 0.933** 0.351
 Single 149 2.4 ± 0.4   
  1. *No specific specialty **Student t test