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Table 4 Association between burnout and ICU characteristics

From: Burnout in intensive care units - a consideration of the possible prevalence and frequency of new risk factors: a descriptive correlational multicentre study

  Total High Burnout OR* CI 95% p
   No Yes    
  (n = 267) (n = 184-69%) (n = 83-31%)    
ICUs Characteristics       
Number of beds, med (P25-P75) 8 (8–12) 8 (8–12) 10 (8–16) 1,089 0,970-1,222 0,112§
Annual number of admissions, med (P25-P75) 350 (300–413) 350 (300–413) 389 (300–413) 1,002 0,998-1,007 0,020§
Mean duration of hospitalization (days), med (P25-P75) 7 (6–10) 7 (6–12) 10 (6–10) 1,056 0,889-1,253 0,307
SAPS II score at admission, med (P25-P75) 45 (40–51) 45 (40–50) 50 (41–51) 1,040 0,989-1,093 0,003§
Mortality rate, med (P25-P75) 26 (16–32) 23 (14–26) 26 (19–32) 1,059 1,022-1,096 0,001§
Years of working in that service, med (P25-P75) 5 (4–7) 6 (4–7) 4 (4–7) 0,930 0,731-1,184 0,034§
Absenteeism n (%)       
   No 231 (87) 163 (89) 68 (82) 1,000 - 0,140*
   Yes 36 (13) 21 (11) 15 (18) 1,712 0,517-5,666  
  1. High Burnout - High level of Burnout ; OR* - Univariate Odds Ratio; CI - Confidence Interval; P - Percentil; * Independence chi-square test; § Mann–Whitney test.