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Table 2 Differences in burnout and work-life balance between specialists in internal medicine working at a hospital vs. a practice (N = 183)

From: Comparing burnout and work-life balance among specialists in internal medicine: the role of inpatient vs. outpatient workplace

  Hospital (N = 139) Practice (N = 44) Significance
Burnout
 Exhaustion 2.7 (1.3) 2.0 (1.4) P = 0.004
 Cynicism 1.8 (1.3) 1.0 (0.9) p ≤ 0.001
 Professional efficacy 5.0 (0.8) 5.6 (0.5) p ≤ 0.001
 Burnout scorea 1.9 (1.0) 1.2 (0.8) p ≤ 0.001
Work-life balance 3.1 (1.1) 4.0 (1.2) p≤ 0.001
  1. The significance of mean differences was analyzed using independent t-tests
  2. aComputation of the total burnout score according to Kalimo et al. (2003)
  3. Note: *p ≤ 0.05; +**p ≤ 0.01; ***p ≤ 0.001
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