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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
Variables N % (95%CI) N % (95%CI) N % (95%CI) N % (95%CI)
Lowd 277 27.29 (24.57–30.14) 527 51.92 (48.80–55.03) 830 81.77 (79.26–84.10) 467 46.01 (42.91–49.13)
Moderate 713 70.25 (67.33–73.05) 236 23.25 (20.68–25.97) 122 12.02 (10.08–14.18) 203 20.00 (17.58–22.60)
Highe 25 2.46 (1.60–3.61) 252 24.83 (22.20–27.61) 63 6.21 (4.80–7.87) 345 33.99 (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