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Table 4 Demographic and clinical characteristics according to the current physicians’ role

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

  Frontline physicians (n = 48) Second-line physicians (n = 272) X2 or ANOVA, P
M (SD)
Age 32.3 (4.5) 35.0 (6.2) 8.5, 0.004
Number of daily working hours 9.2 (4.4) 8.2 (4.9) 1.8, 0.183
Number of working days/w 4.8 (1.5) 4.4 (1.5) 1.7, 0.196
HADS
 Total anxiety scores 9.1 (5.2) 7.8 (4.3) 3.5, 0.061
 Total depression scores 9.2 (2.9) 9.0 (3.3) 0.6, 0.759
FCV-19S score 19.7 (3.3) 19.8 (5.1) 0.2, 0.995
Maslach Burnout Inventory
 Total emotional exhaustion score 26.2 (8.8) 24.2 (9.5) 1.8, 0.183
 Total depersonalization score 22.0 (9.4) 18.4 (9.2) 6.3, 0.013
 Total personal accomplishment score 26.8 (7.3) 27.4 (6.8) 0.3, 0.561
WHOQOL-BREF
 Physical Health domain 48.4 (18.7) 50.4 (16.6) 0.6, 0.451
 Psychological health domain 51.4 (19.2) 50.3 (19.1) 0.1, 0.719
 Social relationship domain 51.5 (19.6) 55.6 (18.8) 1.8, 0.176
 Environmental domain 43.5 (16.3) 48.1 (15.9) 3.4, 0.065
  N (%)  
Gender
 Male 21 (43.8) 96 (35.3) 1.3, 0.262
 Female 27 (56.2) 176 (64.7)
Marital status
 Non-married 18 (37.5) 69 (25.4) 3.0, 0.082
 Married 30 (62.5) 203 (74.6)
Title
 Fresh graduate/resident 21 (43.8) 85 (31.2) 2.9, 0.090
 Specialist/consultant 27 (56.2) 187 (68.8)
Received training-related to pandemic
 No 30 (62.5) 199 (73.2) 2.3, 0.131
 Yes 18 (37.5) 73 (26.8)
Satisfied with the hospital infection control precautions
 No 42 (87.5) 224 (82.4) 0.8, 0.380
 Yes 6 (12.5) 48 (17.6)
History of medical colleague affection with COVID-19 virus infection
 No 11 (22.9) 173 (63.6) 27.6, < 0.001
 Yes 37 (77.1) 99 (36.4)
Smoking
 No 35 (72.9) 251 (92.3) 16.1, < 0.001
 Yes 13 (27.1) 21 (7.7)
Ideas about death during pandemic
 No 40 (83.3) 246 (90.4) 2.2, 0.141
 Yes 8 (16.7) 26 (9.6)
  1. HADS Hospital Anxiety and Depression Scale, FCV-19S Fear of Covid-19 Scale