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Table 2 Frequency of GPs by degree of burnout (low, moderate and high) with 95% CI in each of the three dimensions

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

 Burnout in all three dimensions EEa DPb PAc
VariablesN% (95%CI)N% (95%CI)N% (95%CI)N% (95%CI)
Lowd27727.29 (24.57–30.14)52751.92 (48.80–55.03)83081.77 (79.26–84.10)46746.01 (42.91–49.13)
Moderate71370.25 (67.33–73.05)23623.25 (20.68–25.97)12212.02 (10.08–14.18)20320.00 (17.58–22.60)
Highe252.46 (1.60–3.61)25224.83 (22.20–27.61)636.21 (4.80–7.87)34533.99 (31.08–37.00)
  1. Note: Abbreviations: DP Depersonalization, EE Emotion exhaustion, PA Personal accomplishment
  2. aScore ≤ 16 indicated low level; 17 to 26 indicated moderate level; ≥27 indicated high level
  3. bScore ≤ 6 indicated low level; 7 to 12 indicated moderate level; ≥13 indicated high level
  4. cScore ≥ 39 indicated low level; 32 to 38 indicated moderate level; ≤31 indicated high level
  5. dLow degree of burnout was defined by a low score on the subscales for EE and DP, and a high score on the PA subscale
  6. eHigh degree of burnout was defined by a high score on the subscales for EE and DP, and a low score on the PA subscale