Table 2

Adjusted weighted odds of high degree of burnout, by physician characteristics, 2020 and 2021

VariableCategoryReference group20202021
OR95% CISigOR95% CISig
LBUBLBUB
GenderFemaleMale0.9040.8640.946*1.0931.0471.141*
Age cohortUnder 35 years old35–44 years old0.5140.4730.560*1.2421.1421.350*
45–54 years old1.2121.1311.300*0.8400.7880.896*
55–64 years old0.6790.6200.745*0.4900.4500.533*
65 years or older0.3360.3020.373*0.2560.2310.284*
Career stageMedical studentEstablished physiciann/an/an/a0.3030.2630.349*
Resident/fellow1.8371.6502.045*0.9780.8521.122
Starting career physician1.1471.0501.252*0.5290.4860.575*
Late career physician1.5891.4641.725*1.4521.3411.572*
Retired physiciann/an/an/an/an/an/a
Practice settingAcademic hospitalCommunity-based group practice1.1481.0721.230*1.0100.9461.078
Community hospital0.9560.8881.0280.7550.7100.804*
Community-based interprofessional practice1.5411.4221.671*0.7520.6960.813*
Community-based solo practice1.7851.6691.909*0.9310.8760.989*
Practice locationCentral OntarioGreater Toronto Area1.0881.0041.178*1.0680.9931.148
Eastern Ontario1.1221.0591.189*0.8540.8070.904*
Northern Ontario1.2811.1601.416*1.0240.9401.116
Western Ontario0.7210.6760.769*0.7160.6730.762*
Geographical settingRemote areaUrbann/an/an/an/an/an/a
Rural0.9690.8741.0761.0320.9431.129
Semirural1.4211.3121.539*1.0580.9801.141
Suburban1.2231.1531.298*1.0280.9741.086
  • n/a: results not reported for cells containing fewer than 30 respondents.

  • *=significant at α=0.05 level.

  • LB, lower bound; UB, upper bound.