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Table 1 Burnout score according to socio-demographic and work-related characteristics

From: Prevalence of burnout and associated factors among general practitioners in Hubei, China: a cross-sectional study

 BurnoutEEDPPA
VariablesN (%)Mean (SD)P valueMean (SD)P valueMean (SD)P valueMean (SD)P value
Age group (years)
 < 3084 (8.28)39.00 (20.37)0.175119.71(11.41)0.01244.36 (4.76)0.028033.07 (11.08)0.0683
 30~405 (39.94)37.12 (20.28)19.33 (12.24)4.21 (4.97)34.42 (11.20)
 40~474 (46.75)35.18 (19.90)18.54 (11.83)3.70 (4.65)35.06 (11.78)
 50~51 (5.03)33.04 (19.82)13.61(12.97)2.31 (3.34)30.88 (16.26)
Sex
 Men659 (64.99)37.5 (20.40)0.003219.17 (12.40)0.07324.19 (5.08)0.006133.87 (12.03)0.0365
 Women355 (35.01)33.6 (19.3)17.75 (11.28)3.34 (4.02)35.49 (11.28)
Education level
 Associated degree or vocational diplomaa479 (49.90)35.92 (20.21)0.634717.98 (12.37)0.04923.84 (4.86)0.680533.90 (12.25)0.1698
 Bachelor degree or above521 (52.10)36.52 (20.03)19.48 (11.78)3.96 (4.69)34.92 (11.32)
Marital status
 Unmarried/widow/divorced67 (6.70)42.48 (21.19)0.007622.00 (12.15)0.01965.52 (5.49)0.012833.04 (9.88)0.319
 Married933 (93.30)35.67 (20.04)18.44 (12.03)3.77 (4.67)34.53 (11.91)
Contract status
 Permanent734 (73.18)35.91 (20.27)0.355318.58 (12.16)0.57323.75 (4.74)0.073134.42 (12.20)0.7728
 Temporaryb269 (26.82)37.24 (19.78)19.07 (11.87)4.36 (4.81)34.19 (10.68)
Average monthly income (RMB Yuan)
 < 2500340 (33.76)37.9 (20.5)0.132219.85 (12.60)0.09514.17 (4.93)0.316234.15 (11.36)0.7700
 2500~474 (47.07)35.0 (20.0)18.04 (11.96)3.67 (4.68)34.70 (12.21)
 3500~193 (19.17)36.1 (19.6)18.32 (11.32)3.97 (4.65)34.20 (11.58)
Professional level
 Elementary or lessc482 (47.96)35.84 (20.14)0.584417.90 (11.82)0.03974.18 (5.08)0.090834.24 (11.41)0.6236
 Intermediate or higherd523 (52.04)36.53 (20.10)19.47 (12.30)3.67 (4.45)34.60 (12.15)
Has management responsibility
 Yes332 (34.05)37.03 (20.89)0.319619.32 (12.61)0.26494.14 (5.23)0.167734.42 (12.20)0.9954
 No643 (65.95)35.70 (19.49)18.41 (11.70)3.70 (4.33)34.43 (11.54)
Practice setting
 CHC563 (55.47)35.19 (19.47)0.085818.13 (11.36)0.09123.70 (4.47)0.117734.63 (11.40)0.5683
 THC452 (44.53)37.37 (20.82)19.42 (12.85)4.15 (5.07)34.21 (12.25)
Work tenure (years)16.32 (7.90)        
 < 10236 (23.32)38.75 (19.77)0.042319.72 (11.17)0.31324.49 (5.08)0.050633.46 (10.88)0.1912
 10~385 (38.04)34.57 (19.88)18.24 (12.14)3.53 (4.23)35.19 (11.41)
 20~391 (38.64)36.16 (20.44)18.54 (12.50)3.86 (4.99)34.25 (12.65)
Workplace violence
 Yes631 (62.17)39.98 (20.52)< 0.000121.43 (12.54)< 0.00014.74 (5.29)< 0.000134.19 (10.90)0.3963
 No384 (37.83)29.88 (17.70)14.23 (9.69)2.51 (3.25)34.86 (13.10)
  1. Abbreviations: CHC Community health center, DP Depersonalization, EE Emotion exhaustion, PA Personal accomplishment, SD Standard deviation, THC Township health center
  2. aGPs who have acquired associate degree or vocational diploma. An associate degree required 3 years of education in college after graduation from senior middle school (grade year 10 to year 12), or 5 years of education in college after graduation from junior middle school (grade year 7 to year 9). A vocational diploma requires 2 years of education in vocational schools after graduation from senior middle school, or 3 years of education in vocational schools after graduation from junior middle school
  3. bWages and welfares of GPs would be paid by the Chinese government public health services expenditure. GPs were unable to be freely fired off by health institutions
  4. cGPs were with junior or without any technical title
  5. dGPs were with middle or senior professional title