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Table 2 Reported well-being and job satisfaction among participating GPs

From: Mental well-being and job satisfaction among general practitioners: a nationwide cross-sectional survey in Denmark

  n % (95% CI)
Burnout/engagement (MBI)
Emotional exhaustion (EE)
 High (indicative of burnout) 519 30.6 (28.4–32.8)
 Medium 501 29.5 (27.4–31.8)
 Low 677 39.9 (37.6–42.3)
Depersonalisation (DP)
 High (indicative of burnout) 357 21.0 (19.1–23.1)
 Medium 505 29.8 (27.6–32.0)
 Low 835 49.2 (46.8–51.6)
Personal accomplishment (PA)
 Low (indicative of burnout) 621 36.6 (34.3–38.9)
 Medium 810 47.7 (45.3–50.1)
 High 266 15.7 (13.9–17.5)
Overall job satisfaction (WCW-JSS, single item)
 Low (score ≤ 3) 375 22.1 (20.1–24.1)
 Moderate (score 4–5) 564 33.2 (31.0–35.5)
 High (score ≥ 6) 758 44.7 (42.3–47.1)
Perceived stress (PSS-10)
 Score ≥ 18 (indicative of high stress) 345 20.6 (18.7–22.6)
General well-being (WHO-5)
 Poor (score ≤ 50) 312 18.6 (16.8–20.6)
 Moderate 506 30.3 (28.1–32.5)
 Good (score > 70) 855 51.1 (48.7–53.5)
Self-rated health (SF-12, single item)
 Poor 6 0.4 (0.1–0.8)
 Fair 129 7.7 (6.5–9.1)
 Good 545 32.6 (30.3–34.9)
 Very good or excellent 994 59.4 (57.0–61.7)
Work-life balance
 Poor 272 16.2 (14.5–18.1)
 Moderate 743 44.4 (42.0–46.8)
 Good 660 39.4 (37.1–41.8)
Strains in private life
 No 935 56.6 (54.2–59.0)
 A little 419 25.4 (23.3–27.5)
 Some 250 15.1 (13.4–17.0)
 A lot 48 2.9 (2.1–3.8)