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Table 1 Sociodemographic and occupational characteristics of the general surgeons

From: Prevalence and associated factors for burnout among attending general surgeons: a national cross-sectional survey

Characteristics  
Age (years), mean ± SD 45.3 ± 8.9 (range, 27–74)
Sex, n (%)
 Female 72 (11.7)
 Male 543 (88.3)
Marital status, n (%)
 Single 49 (8.0)
 Married (or partnered) 566 (92.0)
Children, n (%)
 No 86 (14.0)
 Yes 529 (86.0)
Academic title, n (%)
 Specialist 381 (62.0)
 Assistant/Associate professor 139 (22.6)
 Professor 95 (15.4)
Workplace, n (%)
 Training and research hospital 171 (27.8)
 State hospital 124 (20.2)
 University hospital 155 (25.2)
 Private hospital 165 (26.8)
Work hours per week, n (%)
  < 60 392 (63.7)
  ≥ 60 223 (36.3)
Sleep duration (hours), mean ± SD 6.4 ± 0.9 (range, 3.5–10.0)
Comorbidity, n (%)
 No 416 (67.6)
 Yes 199 (32.4)
Smoking status, n (%)
 No 428 (69.6)
 Yes 187 (30.4)
Do you have a specific hobby outside of work?, n (%)
 No 292 (47.5)
 Yes 323 (52.5)
Do you participate in any social activities outside of work (at least once a week)?, n (%)
 No 317 (51.5)
 Yes 298 (48.5)