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Table 1 Workloads and job stresses, work-related stress measures and well-being among health professionals in particular and hospital employees in general

From: Explaining burnout and the intention to leave the profession among health professionals – a cross-sectional study in a hospital setting in Switzerland

  Caregivers & nurses (incl. midwives) Physicians All health professionals Total hospital employees
N = 882 N = 235 N = 1441 N = 1840
Temporal workload
 No regular overtime 40.0% 19.1% 35.3% 37.5%
 1–2 long hours/week 42.7% 22.6% 39.4% 37.0%
 3–5 long hours/week 14.6% 24.8% 16.9% 17.5%
 6+ long hours/week 2.7% 33.5% 8.4% 8.0%
Physical workload
 Low (0–1) 7.9% 29.7% 15.3% 17.8%
 Medium (2–5) 42.6% 57.2% 47.1% 46.6%
 High (6–10) 39.1% 12.2% 30.3% 28.6%
 Very high (11–20) 10.4% 0.9% 7.3% 6.9%
Emotional job stress
 Low (0–5) 5.0% 1.8% 6.8% 12.6%
 Medium (6–10) 35.7% 27.9% 34.1% 35.5%
 High (11–15) 54.7% 64.6% 54.4% 47.6%
 Very high (16–20) 4.6% 5.8% 4.7% 4.3%
Mental job stress
 Low (0–5) 27.9% 15.4% 24.8% 26.5%
 Medium (6–7) 42.1% 38.2% 41.2% 40.1%
 High (8–9) 23.4% 34.6% 26.3% 25.7%
 Very high (10–15) 6.7% 11.8% 7.6% 7.7%
Effort-reward imbalance
 (Very) low (≤0.8) 7.4% 11.7% 10.3% 12.5%
 Moderate (> 0.8–1.0) 22.2% 23.4% 23.0% 23.9%
 High (> 1.0–1.5) 56.0% 53.7% 53.5% 51.1%
 Very high (> 1.5) 14.5% 11.2% 13.3% 12.6%
Work-life imbalance
 Low (0–5) 29.4% 7.9% 28.7% 35.2%
 Medium (6–10) 36.8% 23.7% 33.9% 32.1%
 High (11–15) 27.2% 45.2% 28.6% 25.4%
 Very high (16–20) 6.6% 23.2% 8.8% 7.3%
Burnout symptoms
 (Very) few (0–11) 70.0% 65.1% 68.7% 69.6%
 Some (12–15) 23.3% 22.0% 22.9% 22.2%
 Many (16–24) 6.7% 12.9% 8.4% 8.2%
Thoughts of leaving the profession
 Never (5) 47.0% 54.7% 49.4% 51.1%
 Several times per year (4) 34.4% 31.0% 33.9% 32.8%
 Several times per month to daily (1–3) 18.5% 14.2% 16.7% 16.1%