Table 1.

Characteristics of GPs and burnout status according to physical multimorbidity quartiles

CharacteristicsPhysical multimorbidity quartiles, n (%)
All (N= 1676)Lowest (N= 422)Second (N= 416)Third (N= 419)Highest (N= 419)
Age of GPs, years
  <45430 (25.7)113 (26.8)126 (30.3)110 (26.3)81 (19.3)
  45–54554 (33.1)147 (34.8)150 (36.1)125 (29.8)132 (31.5)
  ≥55692 (41.3)162 (38.4)140 (33.7)184 (43.9)206 (49.2)
Sex of GPs
  Female930 (55.5)281 (66.6)242 (58.2)225 (53.7)182 (43.4)
  Male746 (44.5)141 (33.4)174 (41.8)194 (46.3)237 (56.6)
GPs in the practice
  1429 (25.6)125 (29.6)72 (17.3)97 (23.2)135 (32.2)
  2414 (24.7)123 (29.1)93 (22.4)92 (22.0)106 (25.3)
  3371 (22.1)100 (23.7)103 (24.8)89 (21.2)79 (18.9)
  ≥4462 (27.6)74 (17.5)148 (35.6)141 (33.7)99 (23.6)
Emotional exhaustion
  High510 (30.4)115 (27.3)118 (28.4)118 (28.2)159 (37.9)
  Low to moderate1166 (69.6)307 (72.7)298 (71.6)301 (71.8)260 (62.1)
Depersonalisation
  High350 (20.9)74 (17.5)83 (20.0)100 (23.9)93 (22.2)
  Low to moderate1326 (79.1)348 (82.5)333 (80.0)319 (76.1)326 (77.8)
Personal accomplishment
  Low611 (36.5)132 (31.3)145 (34.9)162 (38.7)172 (41.1)
  Moderate to high1065 (63.5)290 (68.7)271 (65.1)257 (61.3)247 (58.9)
Full burnout syndrome
  No1506 (89.9)391 (92.7)379 (91.1)369 (88.1)367 (87.6)
  Yes170 (10.1)31 (7.3)37 (8.9)50 (11.9)52 (12.4)