Table 3

Factors associated with burn-out (binary logistic regression)

AllConsultantsHSTBST
WaldExp(B) (95% CI)WaldExp(B) (95% CI)WaldExp(B) (95% CI)WaldExp(B) (95% CI)
Sex
 Male11.44***1.64 (1.23 to 2.18)8.09**1.92 (1.22 to 3)2.45ns1.56 (0.89 to 2.72)2.32ns1.56 (0.88 to 2.74)
Age group (Ref. Cat: 31–40 years)26.99***1.52ns5.77ns14.09***
 30 and under19.4***2.25 (1.57 to 3.22)0.29ns1.21 (0.61 to 2.41)14.09***3.69 (1.87 to 7.28)
 41–502.55ns0.71 (0.46 to 1.08)1.42ns1.54 (0.76 to 3.14)5.4*0.12 (0.02 to 0.72)
 51 and over0.73ns0.73 (0.35 to 1.51)0.56ns1.45 (0.55 to 3.82)
Years of practice6.04*0.95 (0.91 to 0.99)5.25*0.94 (0.9 to 0.99)4.99*0.85 (0.73 to 0.98)0.24ns0.92 (0.67 to 1.27)
Work load0.03ns1 (0.99 to 1.01)0.03ns1 (0.99 to 1.01)0.23ns1 (0.98 to 1.02)0.09ns1 (0.98 to 1.03)
Desire to practise60.02***1.85 (1.59 to 2.17)26.10***1.86 (1.46 to 2.35)28.83***2.56 (1.82 to 3.6)8.87**1.54 (1.16 to 2.04)
Work–life balance0.25ns0.96 (0.82 to 1.12)0ns1 (0.8 to 1.25)0.35ns0.91 (0.66 to 1.25)0.01ns0.98(0.72 to 1.35)
Work ability24.84***0.83 (0.76 to 0.89)15.22***0.81 (0.73 to 0.9)4.62*0.85 (0.73 to 0.99)6.39*0.81 (0.698 to 0.95)
Presenteeism3.38ns0.88 (0.76 to 1.01)1.41ns0.88 (0.71 to 1.09)7.46**0.67 (0.51 to 0.9)0.6ns1.11 (0.85 to 1.46)
ERI ratio (ERI)7.72**1.49 (1.12 to 1.97)7.12*1.83 (1.17 to 2.84)0.67ns1.23 (0.75 to 2.01)2.04ns1.55 (0.85 to 2.82)
Overcommitment (ERI)63.62***1.22 (1.16 to 1.28)23.37***1.19(1.11 to 1.28)22.18***1.27 (1.15 to 1.41)17.95***1.23 (1.12 to 1.36)
Constant38.31***0.0121.62***0.017.83**0.0212.03***0.01
Nagelkerke R Square40.2%36.4%44%38.8%
  • *P≤0.05, **P≤0.01, ***P≤0.001.

  • BST, Basic Specialist Training; ERI, Effort Reward Imbalance; HST, Higher Specialist Training; ns, not significant.