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Table 3 Comparisons between subjects with Burnout propensity and Burnout syndrome and subjects without Burnout syndrome and demographiccharacteristics, work aloud and health problems from August to October 2012 at Albert Einstein Jewish Hospital, São Paulo, Brazil

From: Prevalence of burnout syndrome in clinical nurses at a hospital of excellence

  Dimension classification  
  No dimension Propensity P Burnout p
  N % N % N %
Sex  
 Man 14 45,2 14 45,2 0,169 3 9,7 0,751
 Woman 51 32,5 90 57,3 16 10,2
Work shift  
 Day 46 41,4 55 49,5 0,021 10 9,0 0,140
 Night 19 24,7 49 63,6 9 11,7
Age  
 20 a 25 yrs 4 23,5 9 52,9 0,290 4 23,5 0,249
 26 a 30 yrs 15 27,8 35 64,8 4 7,4
 31 a 35 yrs 19 34,5 30 54,5 6 10,9
 ➢ 35 yrs 27 43,5 30 48,4 5 8,1
Marital status  
 Married 41 39,8 53 51,5 0,007 9 8,7 0,327
 Single 15 21,1 47 66,2 9 12,7
 Separeted 2 66,7 1 33,3 0 0,0
 Divorced 6 60,0 3 30,0 1 10,0
 Widove 1 100,0 0 0,0 0 0,0
Children  
 No 32 30,8 60 57,7 0,283 12 11,5 0,285
 Yes 33 39,3 44 52,4 7 8,3
Weekly hours  
 36 hrs 56 33,3 93 55,4 0,995 19 11,3 0,327
 Others workload 6 37,5 10 62,5 0 0,0
Weekends are devoted exclusively to family, social life and lesure activities  
 Never 1 25,0 2 50,0 0,411 1 25,0 0,089
 Rarely or few times 30 29,1 59 57,3 14 13,6
 Several times or almost always 19 38,8 28 57,1 2 4,1
 Always 15 46,9 15 46,9 2 6,3
Others employment  
 No 58 33,5 98 56,6 0,235 17 9,8 >0,99
 Yes 7 46,7 6 40,0 2 13,3
Extra- work activities  
 No 41 40,6 46 45,5 0,017 14 13,9 0,392
 Yes 24 27,6 58 66,7 5 5,7
Performance of physical activities  
 No 12 23,5 35 68,6 0,389 4 7,8 0,343
 Yes 12 33,3 23 63,9 1 2,8
Work- related health problems  
No 55 40,4 72 52,9 0,038 9 6,6 0,002
Yes 10 20,0 30 60,0 10 20,0
Pain  
 No pain complaint 60 37,3 87 54,0 0,380 14 8,7 0,073
 One pain complaint 3 17,6 11 64,7 3 17,6
 Two pain complaints 2 25,0 4 50,0 2 25,0
 Three pain complaints 0 0,0 0 0,0 0 0,0
Emotional complaints  
 No emotional complaints 64 38,6 88 53,0 0,022 14 8,4 0,002
 One emotional complaint 1 7,7 10 76,9 2 15,4
 Two or more emotional complaints 0 0,0 4 57,1 3 42,9
Education activities  
 No 19 31,7 39 65,0 0,280 2 3,3 0,112
 Yes 5 18,5 19 70,4 3 11,1
Home activities  
 No 21 30,4% 44 63,8 0,370 4 5,8% 0,553
 Yes 3 16,7 14 77,8 1 5,6
  1. Propensity = 1 or 2 dimensions.
  2. Burnout syndrome = 3 dimensions.
  3. Propensity = 1 or 2 dimensions.
  4. Burnout syndrome = 3 dimensions.
  5. Bold is significant.