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Table 3 The associations between variables and the three burnout subscales (mean scores) explored using t -test and ANOVA tests as appropriate

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

Variable EE mean (95% CI) DP mean (95% CI) PA mean (95% CI)
Gender    
  Men 21.52 (20.24–22.81) 10.15 (9.40–10.90) 37.14 (36.26–38.02)
  Women 22.29 (21.68–22.89) 7.77 (7.43–8.11) 37.81 (37.44–38.19)
p value NS <0.001 NS
Marital status    
  Cohabit 23.38 (20.49–26.26) 10.52 (8.92–12.12) 34.33 (32.20–36.45)
  Widow/er 20.60 (15.92–25.28) 7.10 (5.13–9.07) 36.65 (33.22–40.08)
  Divorced/Separated 21.88 (18.56–25.19) 8.13 (6.33–9.92) 38.33 (36.47–40.18)
  Married 21.91 (21.28–22.53) 7.92 (7.56–8.29) 38.23 (37.84–38.62)
  Single 23.24 (21.85–24.63) 9.24 (8.42–10.02) 36.06 (35.20–36.93)
p value NS NS NS
Employment sector    
  Public 22.24 (21.68–22.80) 8.26 (7.94–8.58) 37.59 (37.23–37.94)
  Private 18.93 (15.46–22.40) 6.84 (4.78–8.90) 40.79 (39.16–42.42)
p value NS NS <0.001
Working in this department was my own choice    
  No 24.41 (23.57–25.24) 9.08 (8.59–9.57) 36.94 (36.43–37.45)
  Yes 20.36 (19.65–21.07) 7.51 (7.10–7.92) 38.27 (37.80–38.74)
p value <0.0012 <0.0012 <0.0012
My job is stressful    
  No 16.96 (16.17–17.76) 7.09 (6.59–7.60) 38.82 (38.19–39.44)
  Yes 24.77 (24.11–25.44) 8.78 (8.38–9.18) 37.08 (36.66–37.49)
p value <0.0012 <0.0012 <0.0012
Feeling of fatigue    
  Yes 22.82 (22.25–23.39) 8.32 (7.99–8.65) 37.66 (37.31–38.02)
  No 14.04 (12.66–15.33) 7.10 (6.08–8.11) 38.33 (36.90–39.76)
p value <0.0012 0.024 NS
Your fatigue interferes the quality of your work?    
  Yes 25.95 (25.16–26.74) 9.69 (9.23–10.15) 36.36 (35.86–36.86)
  No 18.16 (17.49–18.82) 6.63 (6.21–7.05) 39.16 (38.70–39.63)
p value <0.0012 <0.0012 <0.0012
Who helped you choose your profession?
Solely my decision 20.92 (20.24–21.60) 7.67 (7.28–8.06) 38.28 (37.86–38.69)
Circumstances (others decide on my behalf) 25.36 (24.02–26.71) 9.35 (8.57–10.14) 36.81 (35.93–37.69)
Encouraged by others 22.69 (21.40–23.99) 8.79 (8.02–9.57) 36.68 (35.84–37.51)
p value <0.001 0.009 0.001
I would dare to say that I suffer from emotional exhaustion
  Totally disagree 16.42 ± 8.55
  Disagree 17.53 ± 8.26
  Moderately disagree 20.06 ± 9.19
  Moderately agree 24.05 ± 8.99
  Agree 30.58 ± 10.22
  Totally agree 33.97 ± 10.41
  1. 1ANOVA test 2T-test analysis.