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Table 2 Univariate analysis of MBI-GS scores in relation to demographics and work situations

From: Factors associated with burnout among Chinese hospital doctors: a cross-sectional study

Variables MBI scores (Mean ± SD )
EE CY PE
Age (years)    
  ≤ 30 12.40 ± 7.75* 7.67 ± 5.71* 23.35 ± 8.77
  31-40 11.88 ± 7.16* 7.46 ± 4.97* 23.61 ± 9.87
  41-50 11.00 ± 7.51* 6.28 ± 4.95 24.19 ± 10.28
  ≥ 51 9.26 ± 7.64 5.45 ± 4.55 25.09 ± 9.32
Gender    
  male 11.61 ± 7.86 7.43 ± 5.42 23.57 ± 9.39
  female 11.32 ± 7.21 7.10 ± 4.88 24.49 ± 9.58
Education    
  Junior college 8.93 ± 6.91 5.26 ± 4.31 24.18 ± 9.39
  Undergraduate 12.26 ± 7.47* 7.53 ± 5.39* 24.06 ± 9.21
  Graduate 13.96 ± 7.98* 7.87 ± 4.70* 23.79 ± 9.86
Marital status    
  Married 11.10 ± 7.03 6.73 ± 5.16 24.26 ± 9.45
  Single 11.54 ± 7.62 6.98 ± 5.14 23.24 ± 9.68
Job rank    
  Head doctor 9.29 ± 7.19 5.42 ± 4.62 24.19 ± 9.60
  Staff doctor 11.92 ± 7.50** 7.25 ± 5.21** 24.04 ± 9.48
Weekly work time (hours)    
  ≤ 40 9.70 ± 6.75 5.77 ± 4.61 24.19 ± 9.45
  > 40 11.94 ± 7.64** 7.25 ± 5.26** 23.63 ± 9.70**
Doctor-patient relationship    
  General dissatisfaction 8.24 ± 5.84 4.57 ± 3.44 24.50 ± 9.92
  Serious dissatisfaction 15.06 ± 7.54** 9.58 ± 5.87** 23.58 ± 8.99*
  1. *p < 0.05, **p < 0.01.
  2. MBI-GS, Maslach Burnout Inventory-General Survey.
  3. EE, Emotional exhaustion; CY, Cynicism; PE, Professional efficacy.