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Table 5 Overview of the specific characteristics and tendencies of the MBI profiles

From: Burnout profiles among French workers in health units for inmates: results of the EHCAU study

  Engagement Ineffective Overextended Disengaged Burnout
Sex female female female 50/50 50/50
Age >  40 > 40 > 40 > 40 < 40
Marital status NSa / / / / /
Occupational status Nurse Nurse Psychologist Health manager and doctor Doctor
Years in practice in the job > = 10 > = 10 > = 10 > = 10 < 10
Exposure to physical violence NSa / / / / /
Exposure to verbal violence NSa / / / / /
History of complaint procedure for aggression in the workplace No No No No 50/50
Irregular eating hours Never/seldom Never/seldom Never/seldom Never/seldom Seldom/often
Link with prison staff (satisfactory) yes yes yes yes 50/50
HADS-Anxiety subscale No No No No Yes
HADS-Depression subscale No No Yes No Yes
Karasek job strain Low Low Low Low High
Karasek isostrain NSa / / / / /
Effort-reward imbalance > 1 NSa No No Yes No No
Self-reported health status PS NSa / / / / /
Self-reported health status MS > 60 > 60 < 50 > 60 < 40
  1. NSa nonspecific