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Table 5 Multivariate logistic regression analysis of factors associated with burnout and severe burnout

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

Variable Burnouta Severe burnoutb
Adjusted odds ratio
(95% CI)
P Adjusted odds ratio
(95% CI)
P
Age 0.98 (0.95–1.01) 0.202 0.95 (0.92–0.98) 0.002
Sex
 Female Reference   Reference  
 Male 0.54 (0.26–1.10) 0.091 2.09 (0.95–4.59) 0.064
Marital status
 Single Reference  
 Married (or partnered) 2.25 (0.80–6.37) 0.124
Children     
 No Reference  
 Yes 0.83 (0.41–1.67) 0.833
Academic title
 Specialist 1.66 (0.86–3.20) 0.130 1.11 (0.44–2.75) 0.821
 Assistant/Associate professor 1.31 (0.68–2.49) 0.408 1.09 (0.44–2.67) 0.852
 Professor Reference   Reference  
Workplace
 TRH 3.34 (1.93–5.77) < 0.001 3.56 (1.89–6.69) < 0.001
 State hospital 2.77 (1.53–5.04) 0.001 2.46 (1.24–4.86) 0.009
 University hospital 1.66 (0.93–2.95) 0.084 1.32 (0.62–2.78) 0.466
 Private hospital Reference   Reference  
Work hours per week
  < 60 Reference  
  ≥ 60 1.57 (1.01–2.45) 0.046
Sleep duration 0.83 (0.66–1.03) 0.102 0.91 (0.72–1.17) 0.490
Specific hobby
 No 0.98 (0.64–1.49) 0.929 1.34 (0.85–2.11) 0.195
 Yes Reference   Reference  
Social activity
 No 3.65 (2.39–5.58) < 0.001 2.50 (1.55–4.02) < 0.001
 Yes Reference   Reference  
  1. TRH training and research hospital
  2. a Burnout was defined as a high score on the emotional exhaustion and/or depersonalization subscales
  3. b Severe burnout was defined as high scores on the emotional exhaustion and depersonalization and a low score on personal accomplishment