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Table 1 Sociodemographic and other characteristics of the participants (N = 401)

From: Work fatigue among Lebanese physicians and students during the COVID-19 pandemic: validation of the 3D-Work Fatigue Inventory (3D-WFI) and correlates

Variable N (%)
Gender
 Male 232 (57.9%)
 Female 169 (42.1%)
Marital status
 Single/widowed/divorced 272 (67.8%)
 Married 129 (32.2%)
Living situation
 With the family 312 (77.8%)
 With a flat mate 27 (6.7%)
 Alone 62 (15.5%)
Medical rank
 Attending physician 149 (37.2%)
 Resident 149 (37.2%)
 Intern 103 (25.7%)
Specialty
 Medical 101 (25.2%)
 Surgical 97 (24.2%)
 Other 203 (50.6%)
Monthly income (in LBP)
 < 3 million 212 (52.9%)
 Between 3 and 10 million 78 (19.5%)
 > 10 million 111 (27.7%)
Most cause of work difficulty
 Economic instability 150 (37.4%)
 Political instability 27 (6.7%)
 COVID-19 158 (39.4%)
 Long working hours 36 (9.0%)
 Increased administrative tasks 25 (6.2%)
 Patient attitude towards personnel 5 (1.2%)
WFI physical score categories
 Low (≤17) 140 (34.9%)
 Moderate (18–24) 154 (38.4%)
 High (≥25) 107 (26.7%)
WFI mental score categories
 Low (≤16) 141 (35.2%)
 Moderate (17–23) 138 (34.4%)
 High (≥24) 122 (30.4%)
WFI emotional score categories
 Low (≤15) 136 (33.9%)
 Moderate (16–24) 162 (40.4%)
 High (≥25) 103 (25.7%)
  Mean ± SD
Age (in years) 34.50 ± 13.48
Number of children 0.56 ± 1.05
Working hours per day 8.99 ± 1.88
Working hours per week 60.56 ± 17.24
Number of hours of night duty per month 64.91 ± 74.14
  1. LBP Lebanese pounds, WFI Work fatigue inventory