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Table 3 Causes of workplace discomfort resulting from the organizational environment associated with the burnout types

From: Causes of discomfort in the academic workplace and their associations with the different burnout types: a mixed-methodology study

  Frenetic Under-challenged Worn-out
Subjects Raw OR p Raw OR p Raw OR p
(95% CI) (95% CI) (95% CI)
Work hours       
 Excess 2.57 (0.84-7.84) 0.097 0.51 (0.11-2.34) 0.385 0.42 (0.09-1.92) 0.263
 Distribution 0.71 (0.20-2.58) 0.608 1.04 (0.32-3.34) 0.949 0.35 (0.08-1.58) 0.174
 Deadlines 0.66 (0.18-2.35) 0.519 0.95 (0.30-3.01) 0.929 0.53 (0.15-1.90) 0.332
 Workday 0.19 (0.02-1.42) 0.104 1.76 (0.62-4.96) 0.288 0.53 (0.15-1.90) 0.332
Structural       
 Form 3.05 (1.12-8.36) 0.030 3.01 (1.10-8.24) 0.032 3.20 (1.16-8.82) 0.024
 Management 1.31 (0.55-3.11) 0.541 1.56 (0.67-3.62) 0.300 6.09 (2.57-14.45) <0.001
 Decisions 0.23 (0.03-1.82) 0.165 2.54 (0.83-7.73) 0.102 0.70 (0.19-2.59) 0.593
 Insecurity 1.38 (0.67-2.85) 0.384 0.74 (0.33-1.67) 0.470 1.10 (0.53-2.26) 0.798
 Incentives 1.64 (0.54-5.01) 0.387 5.54 (1.81-16.93) 0.003 3.30 (1.12-9.74) 0.030
 Control 2.43 (0.93-6.33) 0.070 1.88 (0.71-4.98) 0.206 13.38 (3.80-47.19) <0.001
Functional       
 Administrative 0.71 (0.26-1.94) 0.502 0.70 (0.26-1.91) 0.485 0.91 (0.37-2.25) 0.841
 Conflicts 1.99 (0.69-5.73) 0.204 1.04 (0.32-3.34) 0.949 0.35 (0.08-1.58) 0.174
 Ambiguities 0.59 (0.20-1.79) 0.352 3.39 (1.45-7.96) 0.005 2.28 (0.98-5.33) 0.057
 Transformations 0.57 (0.07-4.97) 0.614 0.57 (0.07-4.91) 0.606 2.40 (0.48-12.04) 0.289
 Education 0.72 (0.08-6.52) 0.770 0.71 (0.08-6.43) 0.761 0.59 (0.07-5.30) 0.635
 Routine 0.82 (0.26-2.55) 0.730 6.33 (2.31-17.36) <0.001 0.28 (0.06-1.25) 0.096
Interpersonal       
 Competitiveness 2.34 (0.85-6.46) 0.100 0.40 (0.09-1.77) 0.225 0.33 (0.07-1.46) 0.142
 Work environment 1.44 (0.70-2.99) 0.327 1.63 (0.79-3.33) 0.184 2.46 (1.24-4.88) 0.010
 Harassment 1.46 (0.36-5.95) 0.598 0.81 (0.17-3.97) 0.796 3.04 (0.80-11.51) 0.103
 Irresponsibility 1.12 (0.39-3.22) 0.836 2.39 (0.92-6.24) 0.075 3.99 (1.51-10.56) 0.005
  1. Raw OR: odds ratio resulting from bivariate analysis through a logistic regression model. CI: confidence interval. Significant values (p < 0.05) are in bold.
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