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Table 3 Burnout status compared in relation to demographic and workplace variables (row %)

From: Burnout and resilience among Canadian palliative care physicians

  Burnout criteria met
[N = 63]
Burnout criteria not met
[N = 102]
P value
Age
  ≤ 40 20 (41.7) 28 (58.3) 0.0003
 41 to 50 18 (48.6) 19 (51.3)  
 51 to 60 24 (47.1) 27 (52.9)  
  > 60 1 (3.4) 28 (96.5)  
Gender
 Male 17 (34.7) 32 (65.3) 0.55
 Female 46 (39.7) 70 (60.3)  
Years in practice
  ≤ 10 22 (41.5) 31 (58.5) 0.16
 11 to 20 17 (44.7) 21 (55.3)  
 21 to 30 17 (41.5) 24 (58.5)  
  > 30 7 (21.2) 26 (78.8)  
Hours worked per week
  ≤ 40 15 (27.8) 39 (72.2) 0.14
 41 to 60 39 (44.3) 49 (55.7)  
  > 60 9 (39.1) 14 (60.9)  
Time in clinical practice is predominantly (> 50%) in palliative care
 Yes 48 (36.6) 83 (63.4) 0.42
 No 15 (44.1) 19 (55.9)  
Spends ≥ 20% of work time on non-clinical activities
 Yes 33 (39.3) 51 (60.7) 0.76
 No 30 (37.0) 51 (63.0)  
Length of time with focus on palliative care
  ≤ 5 years 19 (46.3) 22 (53.7) 0.40
 6 to 10 years 17 (39.5) 26 (60.5)  
 11 to 20 years 17 (42.5) 23 (57.5)  
 21 to 30 years 5 (27.8) 13 (72.2)  
  > 30 years 2 (28.6) 5 (71.4)  
 Not reported 3 (18.7) 13 (81.2)  
Remuneration
 Clinical and/or clinical-academic salary) 35 (48.0) 38 (52.0) 0.04
 Fee for Service/combination 25 (32.9) 51 (67.1)  
 Not reported 3 (18.7) 13 (81.3)