Table 4

Estimated coefficients for mediation model with job autonomy as the predictor

MediatorOutcomeEffect of predictor on mediator (a)Effect of mediator on outcome (b)Indirect effect of predictor on outcome (a×b) with 95% CITotal effect of predictor on outcome (c)Direct effect of predictor on outcome (c’)
Emotional exhaustionAnxiety symptoms−1.04**0.19**−0.20 (−0.27 to 0.12)−0.40**−0.16**
DepersonalisationAnxiety symptoms−0.34**0.14**−0.05 (−0.09 to 0.02)
Emotional exhaustionDepressive symptoms−1.04**0.24**−0.24 (−0.33 to 0.15)−0.60**−0.31**
DepersonalisationDepressive symptoms−0.34**0.11**−0.04 (−0.08 to 0.01)
Emotional exhaustionEarly retirement intention−1.03**−0.02**0.02 (0.01 to 0.04)0.11**0.09**
DepersonalisationEarly retirement intention−0.34**−0.010.01 (−0.01 to 0.01)
  • Gender, age, experience, country and specialty were included as covariates.

  • *P<0.05, **p<0.01.