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Table 1 Association between demographic and clinical characteristics of physicians and the three domains of Maslach Burnout Inventory

From: Addressing the relationship between perceived fear of COVID-19 virus infection and emergence of burnout symptoms in a sample of Egyptian physicians during COVID-19 pandemic: a cross-sectional study

Maslach Burnout Inventory Emotional exhaustion Depersonalization Personal accomplishment
Pearson correlation (r)
Age − 0.2** − 0.3*** 0.2**
Number of daily working hours 0.2*** 0.2*** 0.2
Number of weekly working days 0.1 0.1 0.1*
HADS
 Total anxiety scores 0.5*** 0.4*** -0.2**
 Total depression scores 0.4*** 0.3*** -0.2**
  M (SD), MWU test
Gender
 Male 25.3 (9.6) − 1.2 20.6 (9.3) − 2.7** 28.8 (6.4) − 2.9**
 Female 24.0 (9.3) 17.9 (9.2) 27.4 (6.9)
Marital status
 Non-married 25.4 (9.0) − 1.1 20.5 (9.4) − 1.9 27.7 (7.4) − 0.4
 Married 24.2 (9.5) 18.3 (9.2) 27.2 (6.7)
Title
 Fresh graduate/resident 27.5 (8.3) − 4.1*** 22.5 (9.4) − 4.7*** 26.7 (6.9) − 1.3
 Specialist/consultant 23.0 (9.6) 17.1 (8.8) 27.7 (6.9)
Received training-related to pandemic
 No 25.6 (9.1) − 3.5*** 19.9 (9.3) − 2.9** 26.7 (6.6) − 2.2*
 Yes 21.6 (9.5) 16.6 (9.0) 28.8 (7.3)
Satisfied with the hospital infection control precautions
 No 25.9 (9.2) − 5.9*** 19.9 (9.3) − 4.2*** 27.1 (6.9) − 1.3
 Yes 17.7 (7.5) 14.1 (7.5) 28.4 (6.8)
Physician’s role
 2nd line physician 24.2 (9.5) − 1.3 18.4 (9.2) − 2.4* 27.4 (6.8) -0.6
 Frontline physician 26.2 (8.8) 22.0 (9.4) 26.8 (7.3)
History of medical colleague affection with COVID-19 virus infection
 No 22.8 (8.9) − 3.7*** 17.1 (8.7) − 3.8*** 27.6 (7.0) -0.8
 Yes 26.7 (9.6) 21.3 (9.6) 27.0 (6.7)
History of mental illness
 No 23.2 (9.3) − 4.1*** 18.1 (9.0) − 2.5* 27.4 (6.9) − 0.1
 Yes 28.1 (8.8) 21.2 (9.7) 27.3 (7.0)
History of chronic medical illness
 No 24.2 (9.3) − 0.8 19.1 (9.3) − 0.9 27.2 (7.0) − 0.7
 Yes 25.5 (9.9) 18.2 (9.2) 27.9 (6.5)
Smoking
 No 24.2 (9.5) − 1.7 18.5 (9.2) − 2.6** 27.2 (6.9) − 1.0
 Yes 27.0 (8.3) 22.9 (9.1) 28.4 (6.7)
Ideas about death during pandemic
 No 23.9 (9.3) − 3.1** 18.3 (9.2) − 3.5*** 27.6 (7.0) − 2.4*
 Yes 29.2 (8.8) 24.2 (8.8) 24.9 (5.4)
  1. HADS Hospital Anxiety and Depression Scale
  2. *p < 0.05, **p < 0.01, ***p < 0.001