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Table 1 Subgroup analysis of mean Maslach Burnout Inventory (MBI) values and their standard deviation (SD)

From: Clinical research and burnout syndrome in Italy – only a physicians’ affair?

  n Emotional exhaustion Depersonalization Sense of reduced professional achievement
Mean MBI (SD) p Mean MBI (SD) p Mean MBI (SD) p
Job duration (years)
 <  5 52 19.4 (11.6) 0.106 3.9 (4.1) 0.234 26.7 (11.9) 0.901
 5 to 10 39 21.5 (11.6) 5.2 (6.8) 26.1 (11.1)
 >  10 21 25.9 (11.3) 3.0 (3.3) 27.5 (12.1)
Workplace
 Public 79 20.9 (11.3) 0.509 3.6 (4.0) 0.048 27.8 (11.1) 0.103
 Private 33 22.5 (12.5) 5.7 (7.0) 23.9 (12.3)
 Hospital 74 21.2 (11.4) 0.831 4.6 (5.5) 0.280 28.3 (11.0) 0.033
 Research center 38 21.7 (12.4) 3.5 (4.1) 23.4 (12.0)
Contract
 Permanent 24 24.2 (11.3) 0.181 5.6 (7.5) 0.131 24.7 (12.3) 0.351
 Temporary 88 20.6 (11.7) 3.8 (4.3) 27.2 (11.4)
 Typical 38 24.8 (11.5) 0.025 4.8 (6.4) 0.379 25.9 (11.7) 0.635
 Atypical 74 19.6 (11.4) 3.9 (4.3) 27.0 (11.5)