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Table 2 Correlations (Pearson’s r) between the CBI dimensions and Brief-COPE domains (n = 403)

From: Burnout and coping among healthcare providers working in Saudi Arabia during the COVID-19 pandemic

Brief-COPE domains Burnout
Personal Work-related Client-related
Adaptive coping subscales − 0.116* − 0.113* − 0.161**
Instrumental support − 0.116* − 0.092 − 0.092
Emotional support − 0.099* − 0.109* − 0.071
Active coping 0.144** − 0.196** − 0.240**
Planning − 0.051 − 0.062 − 0.062
Positive reframing − 0.100* − 0.099* − 0.176**
Acceptance − 0.057 − 0.072 − 0.127*
Humour − 0.089 − 0.043 − 0.037
Religion − 0.040 − 0.052 − 0.166**
Maladaptive coping subscales − 0.036 − 0.007 0.017
Self-distraction − 0.084 − 0.110* − 0.126*
Denial − 0.057 − 0.048 − 0.004
Self-blaming 0.070 0.136** 0.175**
Behavioural disengagement 0.064 0.058 0.060
Venting − 0.047 − 0.033 − 0.043
Substance use − 0.085 − 0.038 − 0.010
  1. * Correlation is significant at the 0.05 level (two-tailed); **correlation is significant at the 0.01 level (two-tailed)