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Table 2 Factors contributing to mental health problems among veterinarians in Norway (n = 746)

From: Professional help-seeking behaviour for mental health problems among veterinarians in Norway: a nationwide, cross-sectional study (The NORVET study)

  Not at all + A little + Somewhat
N (%)
Quite a bit + Very much
N (%)
Total n
Personal problems 454 (64%) 252 (36%) 706
Family problems 465 (66%) 240 (34%) 705
Social problems 608 (88%) 84 (12%) 692
Work problemsa 375 (53%) 337 (47%) 712
Other problems 517 (79%) 139 (21%) 656
  1. Of the veterinarians reporting mental health problems in need of treatment, there were 111 men and 625 women
  2. aThe only significant gender difference was in work problems