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Table 2 Depression (PHQ-9), stress (PSQ-20) and burnout (MBI) among postgraduate trainees in GP

From: Mental health of postgraduate trainees in primary care: a cross-sectional study

  n (%) M (SD) Md (IQR)
Level of depression (PHQ-9)
 PHQ-9 sum score (0–27) 208 (98.6) 5.4 (3.4) 5 (3; 7)
 None (0) 3 (1.4)   
 Minimal [1,2,3,4] 89 (42.2)   
 Mild [5,6,7,8,9] 93 (44.1)   
 Moderate [10,11,12,13,14] 20 (9.5)   
 Moderately severe [15,16,17,18,19] 3 (1.4)   
 Severe [20,21,22,23,24,25,26,27]   
 Major depression (%) 8 (3.8)   
 Other depression (%) 9 (4.3)   
Level of perceived stress (PSQ-20)
 worries 208 (98.6) 0.3 (0.2) 0.3 (0.1; 0.4)
 tension 207 (98.1) 0.4 (0.2) 0.5 (0.3; 0.6)
 joy 207 (98.1) 0.6 (0.2) 0.6 (0.5; 0.8)
 demands 207 (98.1) 0.5 (0.2) 0.5 (0.4; 0.7)
 sum score 202 (95.7) 0.4 (0.2) 0.4 (0.3; 0.6)
Level of feeling burnout (MBI)
 MBI-EE 204 (96.7) 22.3 (9.8) 21 (15; 29)
 MBI-DP 210 (99.5) 8.1 (5.2) 7 (4; 11)
 MBI-PA 206 (97.6) 39.7 (5.6) 41 (36; 44)
  1. Note.PHQ-9 Patient Health Questionnaire-9, PSQ-20 Perceived Stress Questionnaire-20, MBI Maslach Burnout Inventory, MBI-EE Dimension of the MBI “Emotional Exhaustion”. MBI-DP Dimension of the MBI “Depersonalisation”, MBI-PA Dimension of the MBI “Personal Accomplishment”, M mean, SD standard deviation, Md median, IQR interquartile range