A study on the status and influence factors of the job burnout of anesthesiologists

Lu-yao Wang, Hui-rong Yang


Objectives: To understand the status and the practical needs of the job burnout of anesthesiologists, and to analyze the main influence factors of it. Methods: Choosing CMBI as the main scale, to survey 337 anesthesiologists of 43 3A-grade or 2A-grade hospitals in Jiangsu, and to draw conclusions through the SPSS statistical analysis and literature research. Results: Female anesthesiologists are more highly depleted and an anesthesiologist, 40-49 years old, married, with a M.D.’s degree or in a senior professional title is at a high level of the job burnout. Job stress, health condition, monthly income, work experience and age influence the emotional exhaustion, with extra working hours, health condition, promotion opportunities, support from relatives and friends, hospital violence and night duties influencing the personal efficacy. Conclusions: Most of anesthesiologists in China are at mild or moderate level of the job burnout, which can be reduced by increasing opportunities for promotion and relieving working stress.


Anesthesiologists; Job burnout; Influence factors

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.14725/gjph.v2n3a1526

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Global Journal of Public Health  

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