Table 2

Respondent characteristics by residency programme

CharacteristicsTotal
N (%/SD)
Programme 1
N (%/SD)
Programme 2
N (%/SD)
Programme 3
N (%/SD)
Total5529 (53)15 (27)11 (20)
Sex, female26 (47)11 (38)8 (53)7 (64)
Age (years), mean29 (3)29 (3)30 (3)27 (2)
On overnight (≥24 h) call rotation**34 (62)26 (90)5 (33)3 (27)
Hours worked in past week
 ≤8047 (85)22 (76)14 (93)11 (100)
 >808 (15)7 (24)1 (7)0
Days off <4 in past month9 (16)6 (21)2 (13)1 (9)
Leave on time 100%†16 (36)12 (41)4 (27)
Adherence to pre-2011 ACGME rules*†13 (30)10 (34)3 (20)
Burnout (Maslach 13–17)20 (36)12 (41)4 (27)4 (36)
High burnout (Maslach >17)*22 (40)16 (55)5 (33)1 (9)
Fatigue (Epworth 10–15)17 (31)9 (31)6 (40)2 (18)
High fatigue (Epworth >15)11 (20)9 (31)2 (13)0
  • *p value of χ2 test <0.05 comparing the three programmes; **p value <0.001.

  • †Residents in programmes 1 and 2 only were asked this question.

  • ACGME, Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education.