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Table 1 Population characteristics and group differences in mean hours worked as tested by one-way ANOVA and independent t-test

From: “Do as we say, not as we do?” the lifestyle behaviours of hospital doctors working in Ireland: a national cross-sectional study

Characteristic % (N) Mean hours worked/week (SD)
Age
  ≤ 30 20.1 (349) 61.6 (13.1) ***
 31–40 30.4 (529) 57.7 (15)
 41–50 27 (469) 54.7 (15.7)
  > 50 22.5 (391) 54.6 (15.1)
Sex
 Male 50.5 (882) 58.7 (15.4) ***
 Female 49.5 (864) 55.3 (16.6)
Nationality
 Irish 86 (1505) 57.1 (15.1)
 Non-Irish 14 (244) 56.6 (15.2)
Work Grade
 Consultant (C) 54.3 (950) 54.2***
 Trainee (T) 45.7 (799) 60.4
Sex and Work Grade
 Male (C) 32.9 (574) 56.6 (14.9)***
 Male (T) 17.6 (308) 62.6 (15.4)
 Female (C) 21.5 (375) 50.4 (14.6)***
 Female (T) 28 (489) 59 (13.5)
Marital status
 Married or cohabitating 71.1 (1224) 55.6 (15.1)***
 Single 25.9 (445) 60.7 (13.6)
 Divorced or separated 3 (52) 56.1 (18.4)
Specialty
 Anaesthetics 14.1 (247) 59.3 (14.4) ***
 Emergency 4.9 (85) 53.6 (11.1)
 Obstetrics & Gynaecology 6.2 (108) 59.7 (11.5)
 Ophthalmology 2 (35) 55.1 (14.9)
 Paediatrics 9.5 (165) 59.8 (14.9)
 Pathology 8 (139) 49.9 (13)
 Medicine 25.4 (433) 56.5 (12.7)
 Psychiatry 16.1 (281) 47.6 (12.4)
 Surgery 13.9 (243) 68.6 (17.1)
  1. Between group differences: *** P value ≤ .001