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Table 1 Shirom Melamed Burnout Questionnaire (SMBQ) scores and percentage with SMBQ > 4.0 among men and women in different age groups

From: Burnout, working conditions and gender - results from the northern Sweden MONICA Study

Age Sex N Mean p-value Percentiles SMBQ > 4.0 p-value
      10th 50th 90th N (%)  
25-34 Men 103 2.89   1.82 2.73 4.07 13 (12.6%)  
  Women 116 3.10 (0.08) 2.04 3.05 4.31 19 (16.4%) (0.43)
35-44 Men 138 2.77   1.73 2.62 4.14 16 (11.6%)  
  Women 130 3.09 0.01 1.78 2.98 4.55 28 (21.5%) 0.03
45-54 Men 145 2.78   1.71 2.59 4.04 15 (10.3%)  
  Women 149 2.95 (0.11) 1.68 3.00 4.14 22 (14.8%) (0.25)
55-64 Men 117 2.57   1.45 2.55 3.74 6 (5.1%)  
  Women 102 2.75 (0.14) 1.77 2.45 4.15 10 (9.8%) (0.19)
All ages Men 503 2.75   1.68 2.59 3.98 50 (9.9%)  
  Women 497 2.98 <0.001 1.77 2.91 4.27 79 (15.9%) 0.005
  1. SMBQ score range 1-7. Non significant p-values are in parentheses.