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Table 3 Associations of EI and emotional labor strategies with fatigue

From: Mediating role of emotional labor in the association between emotional intelligence and fatigue among Chinese doctors: a cross-sectional study

Variables Step 1 Step 2 Step 3
β P VIF β P VIF β P VIF
Age 0.071 0.113 1.574 0.052 0.222 1.577 0.066 0.108 1.594
Gender −0.008 0.848 1.395 −0.016 0.690 1.396 −0.033 0.700 1.429
Marital status 0.098 0.015 1.294 0.088 0.022 1.296 0.087 0.019 1.297
Job rank −0.105 0.014 1.442 −0.077 0.057 1.450 −0.077 0.050 1.452
Monthly income −0.083 0.033 1.211 −0.074 0.047 1.212 −0.072 0.045 1.215
Weekly working time 0.164 < 0.001 1.362 0.137 0.001 1.370 0.121 0.002 1.396
Shift 0.024 0.754 1.357 −0.004 0.917 1.365 −0.019 0.617 1.370
Department
 Dummy_1 0.129 0.003 1.507 0.095 0.022 1.518 0.094 0.020 1.526
 Dummy_2 0.012 0.754 1.180 0.015 0.686 1.180 0.027 0.441 1.185
 Dummy_3 0.020 0.627 1.285 0.032 0.395 1.287 0.032 0.397 1.294
 Dummy_4 0.064 0.095 1.152 0.061 0.094 1.152 0.073 0.038 1.158
EI     −0.320 < 0.001 1.063 −0.270 < 0.001 1.136
SA        0.168 < 0.001 1.477
DA        0.034 0.381 1.427
NA        −0.105 0.004 1.240
F 5.954    13.220    14.033   
Adjusted R2 0.069    0.166    0.209   
ΔR2    0.097    0.046   
  1. Gender, men versus women; Marital status, married/cohabitated versus single/widowed/divorced/separated; Job rank, director versus staff; Shift, yes versus no. Department: Dummy_1, surgery versus internal medicine; Dummy_2, obstetrics and gynecology versus internal medicine; Dummy_3, pediatrics versus internal medicine; Dummy_4, others versus internal medicine. Abbreviations: EI emotional intelligence, VIF variance inflation factor, SA surface acting, DA deep acting, NA natural acting