Table 3

Demographic and workload characteristics and association with depression cases

No depressionDefinite depressionP values
n (%)1181 (69.5)519 (30.5)
Age, mean±SD28.3±1.829±2 0.007
Gender0.11
 Male453 (38.4)214 (41.2)
 Female728 (61.6)305 (58.8)
Marital status 0.0001
 Single754 (63.8)282 (54.3)
 Married427 (36.2)237 (45.7)
Level of residency 0.0001
 I263 (22.3)57 (11)
 II292 (24.7)118 (22.7)
 III294 (24.9)140 (27)
 IV218 (18.5)122 (23.5)
 V114 (9.7)82 (15.8)
Specialty 0.006
 Medical621 (52.6)232 (44.7)
 Medical and surgical156 (13.2)65 (12.5)
 High-workload surgical specialties207 (17.5)119 (22.9)
 High-workload medical specialties197 (16.7)103 (19.8)
Shifts/month, mean±SD5±36±2.9 0.0001
Working hours/week, median (IQR)60±2066±20 0.0001
  • P values in bold denotes statistical significance.