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Table 6 Multivariate analyses of burnout risk factors

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

  Total (n = 267) High Burnout OR** CI95% p
   No Yes    
   n = 184 (69%) n = 83 (31%)    
Gender, n (%)       
Female 173 (65) 116 (63) 57 (69) 1,000 -  
Male 94 (35) 68 (37) 26 (31) 0,530 0,349-0,806 0,003
Overschedule       
In another setting in the same institution, n (%)       
No 212 (89) 139 (86) 73 (95) 1,000 -  
Yes 27 (11) 23 (14) 4 (5) 0,167 0,034-0,805 0,026
Conflicts e, n (%)       
No 193 (80) 141 (83) 52 (72) 1,000 -  
Yes 48 (20) 28 (17) 20 (28) 2,323 1,347-4,007 0,014
Ethical decisions, n (%)       
Withdraw treatments       
No 158 (65) 120 (71) 38 (52) 1,000 -  
Yes 85 (35) 50 (29) 35 (48) 2,123 1,266-3,560 0,004
Withhold treatments       
No 178 (73) 133 (78) 45 (62) 1,000 -  
Yes 66 (27) 38 (22) 28 (38) 1,711 0,937-3,124 0,080
Age, med (P25-P75) 32 (27–38) 33 (28–40) 30 (27–36) 0,966 0,872-1,069 0,504
Marital status, n (%)       
Single 122 (46) 74 (40) 48 (58) 1,000 -  
Married 119 (45) 90 (49) 29 (35) 0,914 0,387-2,158 0,837
Divorced/Widower/Other 26 (10) 20 (11) 6 (7) 0,630 0,123-3,237 0,580
With children, n (%)       
No 173 (65) 112 (61) 61 (74) 1,000 -  
Yes 93 (35) 72 (39) 21 (26) 1,576 0,534-4,651 0,410
Profession, n (%)       
Physician 73 (27) 55 (30) 18 (22) 1,000 -  
Nurse 194 (73) 129 (70) 65 (78) 0,736 0,195-2,771 0,650
Number working hours (week), n (%)       
35 hours 99 (37) 73 (40) 26 (31) 1,000 -  
40 hours 103 (39) 63 (34) 40 (48) 0,733 0,257-2,089 0,561
42 hours 41 (15) 30 (16) 11 (13) 1,340 0,341-5,269 0,675
Other 24 (9) 18 (10) 6 (7) 0,994 0,278-3,553 0,993
Contractual situation, n (%)       
Effective staff member 114 (43) 89 (48) 25 (30) 1,000 -  
Contract of indeterminate period 109 (41) 62 (34) 47 (57) 2,380 0,669-8,462 0,180
Fixed-term contract/Without institutional link/Other 44 (16) 33 (18) 11 (13) 0,770 0,148-4,016 0,756
Death of a patient, n (%)       
No 113 (47) 84 (50) 29 (40) 1,000 -  
Yes 126 (53) 83 (50) 43 (60) 0,787 0,325-1,910 0,597
Terminal sedation       
No 180 (74) 134 (79) 46 (63) 1,000 -  
Yes 63 (26) 36 (21) 27 (37) 0,456 0,193-1,078 0,074
SAPS II, med (P25-P75) 45 (40–51) 45 (40–50) 50 (41–51) 0,974 0,822-1,156 0,767
Mortality, med (P25-P75) 26 (16–32) 23 (14–26) 26 (19–32) 1,108 0,957-1,282 0,171
  1. High Burnout - High level of Burnout; OR**- Multivariate Odds Ratio; CI -Confidence Interval; med-median; P-Percentil.