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Table 4 Characteristics of self-reported fatigue in the nurses

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

Question N %
Do you feel fatigue?   
  No 118 8.1
  Yes 1,340 91.9
How often do you feel fatigue?   
  Very rarely 87 6.0
  Rarely 345 23.6
  Often 797 54.5
  Very often 233 15.9
I would say that the fatigue I feel:   
  Worsens as time goes by 688 47.5
  Remains at the same levels every day 603 41.6
  Improves as time goes by 157 10.8
I would say that my fatigue is due to:   
  My work 794 55.0
  My family 49 3.4
  My health problems 49 3.4
  All the above 423 29.3
  Other 128 8.9
My fatigue is:   
  Physical 167 11.6
  Psychological 149 10.3
  Mainly physical 170 11.8
  Mainly psychological 177 12.3
  Both physical and psychological 780 54.0
When do you feel fatigue?   
  Mainly in the morning 108 7.7
  Mainly at night 457 32.7
  After work 831 59.5