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Table 3 Shirom Melamed Burnout Questionnaire (SMBQ) scores related to life situation

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

  MEN   WOMEN  
  N Mean SD p-value a N Mean SD p-value a
Marital status         
Married or cohabiting 394 2.72 0.89   404 2.96 0.96  
Unmarried, divorced or widowed 101 2.91 0.96 (0.10) 87 3.08 0.97 (0.34)
Living with children         
Yes 270 2.80 0.93   286 3.03 0.96  
No 226 2.72 0.87 (0.62) 204 2.93 0.97 (0.99)
Social support (integration)         
High 424 2.68 0.88   377 2.86 0.93  
Low 70 3.20 0.97 <0.001 117 3.38 0.94 <0.001
Physical activity         
Medium - High 401 2.67 1.00   403 2.94 0.94  
Low 100 3.07 0.86 <0.001 94 3.17 1.04 0.02
Smoker         
No 440 2.74 0.89   384 2.96 0.95  
Yes 40 2.97 1.01 (0.07) 89 3.15 0.99 (0.07)
Perceived economic situation         
Satisfied 377 2.63 0.89   344 2.85 0.93  
Dissatisfied 126 3.10 0.88 <0.001 152 3.29 0.96 <0.001
Education         
University or likewise 139 2.72 0.80   195 2.86 0.90  
Others 362 2.76 0.94 (0.58) 299 3.06 0.99 0.02
  1. a Adjusted for age. SMBQ score range 1-7. Non significant p-values are in parentheses.