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Table 2 Physiological characteristics of participants

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

Physiological
Indices
Total
N (%)
1264 (100%)
(π ± SD)
Clinical
(N = 703)
(π ± SD)
Non-Clinical
(N = 561)
π ± SD)
P
Anthropometry
 Height, cm 161.77 ± 6.91 160.68 ± 7.11 163.13 ± 6.40 <  0.001
 Weight, kg 69.06 ± 10.24 69.23 ± 9.89 68.86 ± 10.66 <  0.001
 BMI 26.46 ± 3.93 26.90 ± 3.98 25.90 ± 3.79 <  0.001
 Body Fat, % 26.93 ± 0.02 27.24 ± 0.08 26.54 ± 0.03 0.125
 Visceral Fat, % 8.50 ± 0.16 8.10 ± 6.00 9.02 ± 5.65 0.005
 Hip circumference, cm 100.5 ± 15.35 99.40 ± 15.24 101.55 ± 15.34 0.003
 Waist circumference, cm 93.46 ± 11.54 94.15 ± 11.67 93.46 ± 11.38 0.292
 Waist-Hip Ratio (WHR) 0.97 ± 0.19 1.0 ± 0.19 0.95 ± 0.19 < 0.001
Hemodynamic
 Systolic BP, mmHg 127.32 ± 15.33 128.01 ± 15.33 126.46 ± 15.08 0.07
 Diastolic BP, mmHg 78.66 ± 11.07 78.65 ± 11.25 78.68 ± 10.84 0.951
 Heart rate, beats/minute 73.78 ± 12.66 72.65 ± 12.79 75.18 ± 12.37 < 0.001
 Mean BP, mmHg 95.03 ± 12.047 95.24 ± 12.21 94.75 ± 11.90 0.467
Biochemical
 FPG, mmol/l 5.44 ± 1.16 5.49 ± 1.12 5.43 ± 1.21 0.342
 Cortisol, nmol/l 441.9 ± 198.3 433.5 ± 195.6 451.7 ± 201.3 0.042
 Total Cholesterol, mmol/l 5.24 ± 1.3 5.34 ± 1.29 5.05 ± 1.20 0.020
 Triglycerides, mmol/l 1.68 ± 020 1.68 ± 0.21 1.67 ± 0.19 0.22
 HDL, mmol/l 0.92 ± 0.24 0.91 ± 0.24 0.92 ± 0.25 0.491
 LDL, mmol/l 3.25 ± 0.95 3.31 ± 0.87 3.18 ± 1.03 0.025
  1. Data are presented as mean (± standard deviation), p values were determined using t tests