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Table 2 Description of psychosocial measures

From: To be or not to be empathic: the combined role of empathic concern and perspective taking in understanding burnout in general practice

  Total Sample
Variable M SD Mdn Range
Burnout (MBI)     
  Emotional exhaustion 16.86 10.07 15 1–46
  Depersonalization 6.55 4.98 5 0–24
  Personal accomplishment 40.15 6.05 41 20–48
  Burnout 31.26 15.79 29 3–85
Clinical empathy (JSPE)     
  Perspective taking 53.25 7.87 53 20–70
  Compassionate care 47.72 4.92 47 31–56
  Standing in patients’ shoes 10.83 2.45 11 2–14
  Total score 111.81 10.60 112 84–134
Empathic concern (TEQ) 45.89 5.37 46 24–58
  1. MBI: Maslach Burnout Inventory; JSPE: Jefferson Scale of Physician Empathy; TEQ: Toronto Empathy Questionnaire.