Skip to main content

Table 1 General characteristics of participants

From: Burnout and allostatic load among health workers engaged in human resourced-constrained hospitals in Accra, Ghana

General characteristics Clinical, n (%)
703 (55.62)
Non-Clinical, n (%)
561 (44.38)
Total, n (%)
1264, (100)
Age in years: mean (± SD) 41.05 ± 8.30 40.51 ± 8.38 40.81 ± 8.33
Sex of respondent
 Male 317 (45.09) 276 (49.20) 593 (46.91)
 Female 386 (54.91) 285 (50.80) 671 (53.09)
Marital status
 Single 106 (15.01) 99 (17.65) 205 (16.22)
 Married 428 (60.88) 347 (61.85) 775 (61.31)
 Divorced/Separated 169 (24.04) 115 (20.50) 150 (22.47)
Having Children
 Yes 409 (57.75) 399 (71.12) 808 (63.92)
 No 294 (41.82) 162 (28.88) 456 (36.08)
Highest educational level
 Low 0(0) 33 (5.88) 33 (2.61)
 Middle 6 (0.85) 304 (54.19) 310 (24.53)
 High 697 (99.15) 224 (39.93) 921 (72.87)
Range of net monthly income
 Low 251 (35.70) 483 (37.79) 734 (58.07)
 Middle 392 (55.76) 78 (66.13) 470 (37.18)
 High 60 (8.53) 0 (0) 60 (4.75)
Years of working
 1-5 267 (37.98) 227 (40.46) 494 (39.08)
 6-10 133 (18.92) 88 (15.69) 221 (17.48)
 11-15 23 (3.27) 50 (8.91) 73 (5.78)
 16-20 50 (7.11) 54 (9.63) 104 (0.23)
 20 230 (32.72) 142 (25.31) 372 (29.43)
Level of resilience
 Low 166 (23.61) 160 (28.52) 326 (25.79)
 Normal 271 (38.55) 209 (37.25) 480 (37.97)
 High 266 (37.84) 131 (23.35) 458 (36.23)
Facility
 Primary 149 (21.19) 134 (23.89) 283 (22.39)
 Secondary 264 (37.55) 142 (25.31) 406 (32.12)
 Tertiary 290 (41.25) 285 (50.80) 575 (45.49)
Common shift for past six months
 Night 269 (38.26) 332 (59.18) 601 (47.55)
 Afternoon 228 (32.43) 146 (26.02) 374 (29.59)
 Morning 206 (29.30) 83 (14.80) 289 (22.86)
Additional jobs
 Yes 339 (48.22) 205 (36.54) 544 (43.04)
 No 364 (51.78) 356 (63.46) 720 (56.96)
Familial History of NCDs
 Yes 247 (35.14) 199 (35.47) 446 (35.28)
 No 456 (64.86) 362 (64.53) 818 (64.72)
  1. Frequency (n) and percentage (%)