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Table 3 Summary of logistic regression analyses for variables associated with burnout (N = 592)

From: Understanding the inverse care law: a register and survey-based study of patient deprivation and burnout in general practice

  Unadjusted Adjusted model*
  OR 95% CI p-value OR 95% CI p-value
Sex of GPs       
 Males 1.00    1.00   
 Females 1.09 0.77-1.56 0.623 0.99 0.68-1.45 0.975
Age of GPs       
 34-45 1.00    1.00   
 46-53 1.04 0.62-1.76 0.882 1.01 0.59-1.70 0.984
 54-59 0.95 0.56-1.61 0.839 0.95 0.55-1.63 0.856
 60-70 0.73 0.41-1.28 0.265 0.70 0.39-1.27 0.247
Number of consultations in 2011       
 ≤ 4363 1.00    1.00   
 4364-5187 0.91 0.52-1.58 0.740 0.87 0.50-1.53 0.634
 5188-6008 0.94 0.56-1.59 0.829 0.93 0.54-1.59 0.790
 ≥ 6009 0.92 0.56-1.52 0.741 0.90 0.54-1.51 0.696
DADI       
 ≤ 21.5 1.00    1.00   
 21.6-25.5 0.95 0.53-1.70 0.851 0.98 0.53-1.81 0.940
 25.6-30.0 1.00 0.57-1.73 0.986 1.07 0.59-1.94 0.815
 ≥ 30.1 1.81 1.04-3.16 0.037 1.91 1.06-3.44 0.032
Share of unemployed patients (20–59 yrs.)       
 ≤1.5% 1.00    1.00   
 1.6-1.9% 1.62 0.92-2.84 0.096 1.76 1.00-3.10 0.051
 2.0-2.4% 1.31 0.73-2.37 0.371 1.49 0.79-2.82 0.220
 ≥2.5% 1.82 1.03-3.22 0.040 1.98 1.09-3.60 0.026
Share of patients with education at high-school level or below (20–59 yrs.)       
 ≤22.6% 1.00    1.00   
 22.7-26.5% 0.74 0.41-1.35 0.330 0.79 0.41-1.50 0.473
 26.6-29.8% 0.84 0.48-1.50 0.564 0.97 0.52-1.81 0.921
 ≥29.9% 1.68 0.94-2.99 0.077 1.93 1.00-3.71 0.049
Share of patients with low disposable income (20–59 yrs.)       
 ≤18.2% 1.00    1.00   
 18.3-21.9% 1.07 0.58-2.00 0.822 1.08 0.58-2.02 0.814
 22.0-26.6% 1.91 1.11-3.33 0.022 1.94 1.08-3.51 0.027
 ≥26.7% 1.36 0.76-2.44 0.293 1.35 0.75-2.43 0.314
Share of patients on social benefits (18–59 yrs.)       
 ≤8.5% 1.00    1.00   
 8.6-9.8% 1.26 0.67-2.35 0.473 1.35 0.71-2.55 0.362
 9.9-12.0% 1.54 0.84-2.80 0.161 1.69 0.91-3.13 0.094
 ≥12.1% 2.36 1.34-4.14 0.003 2.62 1.45-4.71 0.001
Share of children in families with low income (<17 yrs.)       
 ≤6.2% 1.00    1.00   
 6.3-8.7% 0.81 0.44-1.49 0.502 0.91 0.48-1.74 0.776
 8.8-11.9% 1.23 0.68-2.20 0.494 1.40 0.75-2.61 0.295
 ≥12.0% 1.52 0.86-2.70 0.151 1.73 0.93-3.22 0.082
Share of immigrants and descendants from non-western countries       
 ≤1.2% 1.00    1.00   
 1.3-2.5% 1.39 0.77-2.52 0.276 1.42 0.77-2.63 0.261
 2.6-5.4% 1.56 0.85-2.85 0.153 1.57 0.84-2.92 0.159
 ≥5.5% 1.13 0.62-2.08 0.686 1.13 0.60-2.13 0.697
Share of patients living alone (≥ 30 yrs.)       
 ≤21.6% 1.00    1.00   
 21.7-24.4% 1.84 1.01-3.35 0.046 1.91 1.02-3.58 0.043
 24.5-28.6% 1.91 1.08-3.37 0.026 1.98 1.08-3.66 0.028
 ≥28.7% 1.58 0.88-2.83 0.125 1.64 0.90-3.00 0.108
Share of elderly patients with low disposable income (≥ 70 yrs.)       
 ≤19.5% 1.00    1.00   
 19.6-24.3% 1.19 0.65-2.16 0.575 1.25 0.67-2.35 0.483
 24.4-30.1% 1.48 0.86-2.55 0.159 1.59 0.90-2.81 0.112
 ≥30.2% 1.46 0.81-2.63 0.208 1.52 0.81-2.85 0.188
  1. *Adjusted for sex, age and number of consultations and GPs working within the same practice.