Table 2

Demographic and workload characteristics and their association with anxiety

No anxietyDefinite anxietyP values
n (%)958 (56.4)742 (43.6)
Age, mean±SD28.5±1.928.7±2 0.008
Gender 0.0001
 Male420 (43.8)247 (33.3)
 Female538 (56.2)495 (66.7)
Marital status 0.027
 Single606 (63.3)430 (58)
 Married352 (36.7)312 (42)
Level of residency 0.005
 I188 (19.6)132 (17.8)
 II244 (25.5)166 (22.4)
 III251 (26.2)183 (24.7)
 IV182 (19)158 (21.3)
 V93 (9.7)103 (13.9)
Specialty 0.018
 Medical519 (54.2)334 (45)
 Medical and surgical103 (10.8)118 (15.9)
 High-workload surgical specialties181 (18.9)145 (19.5)
 High-workload medical specialties155 (16.2)145 (19.5)
Shifts/month, mean±SD4.9±36±2.9 0.0001
Working hours/week, mean±SD58.8±2066.4±20 0.0001
  • P values in bold denotes statistical significance.