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Table 3 Association between three-dimensional burnout diagnosis and 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

Variables Adjusted OR OR CI 95% Lower-Upper P value
Age groups/years 18–19 2.058 0.697–6.072 0.191
20–21 1.319 0.570–3.055 0.518
≥22 (ref.) 1   
Gender Male (ref.) 1   
Female 1.824 1.074–3.095 0.026
Marital status Single 0.943 0.080–11.135 0.963
Married 0.439 0.029–6.584 0.552
Separated/divorced (ref.) 1   
Residence Kerbala 1.023 0.616–1.696 0.931
Others (ref.) 1   
Smoking status Smoker 0.670 0.030–15.184 0.802
Non-smoker 0.278 0.013–5.983 0.414
Ex-smoker (ref.) 1   
Stage First 0.741 0.218–2.519 0.631
Second 0.855 0.260–2.810 0.796
Third 1.047 0.355–3.088 0.934
Fourth 1.461 0.6–3.561 0.404
Fifth 2.334 0.908–6 0.079
Sixth (ref.) 1   
Exercise habit/week Never 1.541 0.611–3.163 0.360
Rarely 1.265 0.553–2.897 0.578
Sometimes 0.80 0.353–1.893 0.598
Always (ref.) 1   
Daily sleep hours <7 1.456 0.879–2.413 0.145
≥7 (ref.) 1   
Regular use of legal substancesa Yes 1.868 1.001–3.484 0.05
No (ref.) 1   
Family history of mental diseases Yes 2.653 1.251–5.624 0.011
No (ref.) 1   
  1. aRegular use of legal substances included (pain relief drugs, sedatives, cough drugs, steroids, antidepressants, caffeine)