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Table 4 Health and work satisfaction and the rate of burnout and severe burnout

From: Prevalence of burnout among intensivists in mainland China: a nationwide cross-sectional survey

Items N Burnout, n (%) Severe burnout, n (%)
Uncomfortable symptoms    
 Fatigue 1589 (87.6%) 1347 (84.8%) 654 (41.2%)
 Insomnia 989 (54.6%) 855 (86.5%) 457 (46.2%)
 Dizziness or headache 931 (51.4%) 811 (87.1%) 433 (46.5%)
Chronic diseases    
 No 607 (33.5%) 472 (77.8%) 209 (34.4%)
 Chronic sleep disorder 468 (25.8%) 415 (88.7%) 241 (51.5%)
 Hepatic adipose infiltration 450 (24.8%) 374 (83.1%) 192 (42.7%)
 Lumbar disk protrusion 386 (21.3%) 326 (84.5%) 160 (41.5%)
Source of pressures    
 Research and promotion requirements 942 (52.0%) 761 (80.8%) 332 (35.2%)
 Clinical practice 523 (28.9%) 447 (85.5%) 242 (46.3%)
 Family burden 164 (9.1%) 138 (84.2%) 59 (36.0%)
Ways to relieve stress    
 Sleep 1031 (56.9%) 874 (84.8%) 451 (43.7%)
 Sports 887 (48.9%) 683 (77.0%) 288 (32.5%)
 Leisure and recreation 780 (43.0%) 649 (83.2%) 304 (39.0%)
Most dissatisfaction    
 Income 1456 (80.3%) 1212 (83.2%) 574 (39.4%)
 Lack of medical resources 1455 (80.3%) 1180 (81.1%) 530 (36.4%)
 Working environment 1028 (56.7%) 848 (82.5%) 422 (41.1%)
Most unwilling to do   
 Non-academic conference 1352 (77.2%) 1105 (81.7%) 519 (38.4%)
 Taking patient out for examination 1135 (64.0%) 932 (82.1%) 431 (38.0%)
 Medical record writing 932 (46.1%) 775 (83.2%) 346 (37.1%)
Factors affecting income    
 Clinical workload 1252 (69.1%) 1030 (82.3%) 478 (38.2%)
 Working qualifications 1001 (55.2%) 826 (82.5%) 375 (37.5%)
 Drug ratio penalty 795 (43.9%) 657 (82.6%) 326 (41.0%)
  1. Variables are expressed as numbers (percentages)