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Table 1 Socio-demographic characteristics of students from the College of Medicine, University of Kerbala (N=424)

From: Burnout among medical students of the University of Kerbala and its correlates

Characteristics Number N = 424 Percentage %
Age/years 18–19 142 33.5
Mean ±SD (20.74±2) 20–21 137 32.3
Range (18_33) ≥22 145 34.2
Gender Male 129 30.4
Female 295 69.6
Marital status Single 402 94.8
Married 19 4.5
Separated/divorced 3 0.7
Residence Kerbala 313 73.8
Others 111 26.2
Stage of study First 163 38.4
Second 62 14.6
Third 58 13.7
Fourth 57 13.4
Fifth 35 8.3
Sixth 49 11.6
Smoking status Smoker 30 7.0
Non-smoker 392 92.5
Ex-smoker 2 0.5
Exercise habit per week Never 63 15
Rarely 158 37.3
Some times 170 40.1
Always 33 7.8
Daily Sleep hours <7 h 106 25.0
≥7 h 318 75.0
Regular use of legal substancesa Yes 56 13.2
No 368 86.8
Family history of mental diseases Yes 36 8.5
No 388 91.5
  1. aRegular use of legal substances included (pain relief drugs, sedatives, cough drugs, steroids, antidepressants, caffeine)