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Table 1 Characteristics of Chinese preschool teachers with or without burnout

From: The prevalence and correlates of burnout among Chinese preschool teachers

VariablesAll teachersTeachers without burnoutTeachers with burnoutt or χ2P value
(N = 1741)(N = 815)(N = 926)
Sex   0.450.502
 Male134/1741(7.7%)59/815(7.2%)75/926(8.1%)  
 Female1607/1741(92.3%)756/815(92.8%)851/926(91.9%)  
Education   3.640.162
 Senior high school or less266/1741(16.4%)122/815(15.0%)164/926(17.7%)  
 Junior college516/1741(29.7%)256/815(31.4%)260/926(28.1%)  
 College or above939/1741(53.9%)437/815(53.6%)502/926(54.2%)  
Marital status   14.090.001
 Never married361/1741(20.7%)139/815(17.1%)222/926(24.0%)  
 Married1313/1741(75.4%)648/815(79.5%)665/926(71.8%)  
 Divorced or Widowed67/1741(3.9%)28/815(3.4%)39/926(4.2%)  
The type of school   2.740.098
 Private school570/1741(32.7%)283/815(34.7%)287/926(31.0%)  
 Public school1171/1741(67.3%)532/815(65.3%)639/926(69.0%)  
Income satisfaction   49.52< 0.001
 No1077/1741(61.9%)433/815(53.1%)644/926(69.5%)  
 Yes664/1741(38.1%)382/815(46.9%)282/926(30.5%)  
BMI   18.04< 0.001
 Normal weight822/1741(47.2%)371/815(45.5%)451/926(48.7%)  
 Underweight130/1741(7.5%)44/815(5.4%)86/926(9.3%)  
 Overweight345/1741(19.8%)188/815(23.1%)157/926(17.0%)  
 Obesity444/1741(25.5%)212/815(26.0%)232/926(25.0%)  
Depression   359.56< 0.001
 No1046/1741(60.1%)683/815(83.8%)363/926(39.2%)  
 Yes695/1741(39.9%)132/815(16.2%)563/926(60.8%)  
Age34.66 ± 8.8635.53 ± 8.8333.89 ± 8.823.87< 0.001
Years of teaching13.54 ± 10.9914.37 ± 11.2412.81 ± 10.722.950.003
Perceived stress23.98 ± 8.8519.05 ± 7.6128.32 ± 7.49−25.56< 0.001
  1. Boldface indicates significant at P < 0.01
  2. BMI body mass index