International Journal of Family Medicine / 2013 / Article / Tab 1

Research Article

Risk of Burnout in Danish GPs and Exploration of Factors Associated with Development of Burnout: A Two-Wave Panel Study

Table 1

Characteristics of the 381 GPs who participated in the 2004 survey and the 216 GPs who participated in both surveys (the panel group).

2004
(%)
2012
(%)
All
381 (100)
Men
232 (60.9)
Women
149 (39.1)
All
216 (100)
Men
119 (55.1)
Women
97 (44.9)

Age
 <4560 (15.8)22 (9.5)38 (25.5)2 (0.9)2 (1.7)0 (0.0)
 45–4987 (22.8)43 (18.5)44 (29.5)28 (13.0)11 (9.2)17 (17.5)
 50–5481 (21.3)48 (20.7)33 (22.2)57 (26.4)23 (19.3)34 (35.1)
 55–59102 (26.8)75 (32.3)27 (18.1)55 (25.5)30 (25.2)25 (25.8)
 >5946 (12.1)40 (17.2)6 (4.0)67 (31.0)49 (41.2)18 (18.6)
 Missing information5 (1.3)4 (1.7)1 (0.7)7 (3.2)4 (3.4)3 (3.1)
Marital status
 Married347 (91.1)217 (93.5)130 (87.3)193 (89.4)109 (91.6)84 (86.6)
 Single27 (7.1)12 (5.2)15 (10.1)20 (9.3)10 (8.4)10 (10.3)
 Missing information7 (1.8)3 (1.3)4 (2.7)3 (1.4)0 (0.0)3 (3.1)
Practice organisation
 Solo practice92 (24.1) 76 (32.8)16 (10.7)33 (15.3)26 (21.9)7 (7.2)
 Group practice33 (8.7)25 (10.8)8 (5.4)33 (15.3)25 (21.0)8 (8.3)
 Shared practice94 (24.7)42 (18.1)52 (34.9)54 (25.0)23 (19.3)31 (31.7)
 Partnership practice147 (38.6)81 (34.9)66 (44.3)93 (43.1)44 (37.0)49 (50.5)
 Missing information15 (3.9)8 (3.5)7 (4.7)3 (1.4)1 (0.8)2 (2.1)
Open access
 Yes, every day32 (8.4)22 (9.5)10 (6.7)37 (17.1)23 (19.3)14 (14.4)
 Yes, but less than every day21 (5.5)13 (5.6)8 (5.4)13 (6.0)5 (4.2)8 (8.3)
 No328 (86.1)197 (84.9)131 (87.9)166 (76.9)91 (76.5)75 (77.3)
Weekly patient-related working hours in practice
 <37119 (31.2)60 (25.9)59 (39.6)96 (44.4)49 (41.2)47 (48.5)
 37–41126 (33.1)81 (34.9)45 (30.2)59 (27.3)32 (26.9)27 (27.8)
 42–4680 (21.0)51 (22.0)29 (19.5)29 (13.4)19 (16.0)10 (10.3)
 47–5140 (10.5)26 (11.2)14 (9.4)16 (7.4)10 (8.4)6 (6.2)
 >5111 (2.9)11 (4.7)0 (0.0)6 (2.8)2 (1.7)4 (4.1)
 Missing information5 (1.3)3 (1.3)2 (1.3)10 (4.6)7 (5.9)3 (3.1)
Monthly working hours in out-of-hour primary care
 0144 (37.8)81 (34.9)63 (42.3)110 (50.9)59 (49.6)51 (52.6)
 1–24125 (32.8)75 (32.3)50 (33.6)79 (36.6)41 (34.5)38 (39.2)
 >2489 (23.4)66 (28.5)23 (15.4)21 (9.7)17 (14.3)4 (4.1)
 Missing information23 (6.0)10 (4.3)13 (8.7)6 (2.8)2 (1.7)4 (4.1)
Estimated time used per consultation
 ≥13 min295 (77.4)169 (72.8)126 (84.6)177 (81.9)93 (78.2)84 (86.6)
 <13 min81 (21.3)60 (25.9)21 (14.1)38 (17.6)25 (21.0)13 (13.4)
 Missing information5 (1.3)3 (1.3)2 (1.3)1 (0.5)1 (0.8)0 (0.0)
Number of patients per GP
 <122697 (25.5)47 (20.3)50 (33.6)46 (21.3)23 (19.3)23 (23.7)
 1226–1620192 (50.4)115 (49.6)77 (51.7)113 (52.3)59 (49.6)54 (55.7)
 >162092 (24.2)70 (30.2)22 (14.8)57 (26.4)37 (31.1)20 (20.6) )
Number of consultations per GP in 2003
 <358892 (24.2)45 (19.4)47 (31.5)51 (23.6)23 (19.3)28 (28.9)
 3588–4993195 (51.2)115 (49.6)80 (53.7)114 (52.8)58 (48.7)56 (57.7)
 >499394 (24.7)72 (31.0)22 (14.8)51 (23.6)38 (31.9)13 (13.4
General practice would still be your choice if you were to select medical specialty today
 Yes323 (84.8)188 (81.0)135 (90.6)183 (84.7)103 (86.6)80 (82.5)
 Neutral30 (7.9)23 (9.9)7 (4.7)22 (10.2)12 (10.1)10 (10.3)
 No21 (5.5)16 (6.9)5 (3.4)7 (3.2)3 (2.5)4 (4.1)
 Missing information7 (1.8)5 (2.2)2 (1.3)4 (1.9)1 (0.8)3 (3.1)
Emotional exhaustion
 Low emotional exhaustion339 (89.0)205 (88.4)134 (89.9)181 (83.8)104 (87.4)77 (79.4)
 High emotional exhaustion36 (9.5)23 (9.9)13 (8.7)32 (14.8)14 (11.8)18 (18.6)
 Missing information6 (1.6)4 (1.7)2 (1.3)3 (1.4)1 (0.8)2 (2.1)
Depersonalisation
 Low depersonalisation308 (80.8)183 (78.9)125 (83.9)192 (88.9)105 (88.2)87 (89.7)
 High depersonalisation66 (17.3)44 (19.0)22 (14.8)22 (10.2)13 (10.9)9 (9.3)
 Missing information7 (1.8)5 (2.2)2 (1.3)2 (0.9)1 (0.8)1 (1.0)
Personal accomplishment
 High pers. accomplishment226 (59.3)130 (56.0)96 (64.4)157 (72.7)85 (71.4)72 (74.2)
 Low pers. accomplishment137 (36.0)93 (40.1)44 (29.5)55 (25.5)32 (26.9)23 (23.7)
 Missing information18 (4.7)9 (3.9)9 (6.0)4 (1.9)2 (1.7)2 (2.1)
 Moderate degree of burnout89 (23.4)58 (25.0)31 (20.8)45 (20.8)22 (18.5)23 (23.7)
 Severe degree of burnout10 (2.6)7 (3.0)3 (2.0)8 (3.7)5 (4.2)3 (3.1)

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