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Table 1 Social and demographic characteristics of the sample

From: The factors associated with the burnout syndrome and fatigue in Cypriot nurses: a census report

   Total   Public sector   Private sector
Variable N % N % N %
Gender       
  Men 282 19.2 274 19.6 2 4.3
  Women 1,189 80.8 1,123 80.4 45 95.7
Marital status       
  Married 1,077 73.6 1,021 73.5 37 80.4
  Single 257 17.5 248 17.8 3 6.5
  Partner 50 3.4 49 3.5 1 2.1
  Widower/widow 20 1.4 20 1.4 1 2.1
  Divorced/Separated 60 4.1 53 3.8 4 8.9
Working in 1,455 98.5 1,408 96.8 47 3.2
Place       
  Nicosia 783 52.8 719 51.1 41 87.2
  Limassol 307 20.7 302 21.4 5 10.6
  Pafos 127 8.6 127 9.0 - -
  Larnaca 161 10.9 156 11.1 1 2.2
  Paralimni 104 7.0 104 7.4 - -
Department       
  Medical 109 7.6 106 7.6 - -
  Surgical 134 9.3 134 9.8 - -
  Emergency 142 9.9 142 10.3 - -
  ICU 121 8.4 121 8.8 - -
  Oncology 82 5.7 75 5.5 4 8.7
  Operating theatre 88 6.1 87 6.3 - -
  Administration 38 2.6 34 2.5 1 2.2
  Other 727 50.5 675 49.2 41 89.1
Burned out a 177 12.8 167 12.7 5 12.2
Mean age ± sd (range) 1,240 36.68 ± 10.39 (21–63) 1,173 36.38 ± 10.25 (21–60) 41 43.32 ± 11.40 (23–63)
Mean working experience ± sd (range) 1,444 14.53 ± 10.58 (1–41) 1,373 14.26 ± 10.45.(1–41) 45 20.87 ± 11.96 (1–41)
Mean emotional exhaustion ± sd (range) 1,331 22.15 ± 10.45 (0–54) Table 3
Mean personal accomplishment ± sd (range) 1,325 37.67 ± 6.58 (6–48)     
Mean depersonalization ± sd (range) 1,328 8.23 ± 6.02 (0–30)     
  1. aBurnout as a dichotomous variable was defined as having a high DP score (>11) and high EE score (>31).
  2. sd: standard deviation.