Table 2

Mean scores for grit and burnout among each subgroup

Grit score, mean (SD; IQR)Burnout score, mean (SD; IQR)Disengagement, mean (SD; IQR)Exhaustion, mean (SD; IQR)
Overall3.70 (0.57; 3.38–4.13)36.5 (7.8; 32.0–42.0)19.1 (4.5; 17.0–22.0)17.4 (4.0; 15.3–21.0)
Consultant3.86 (0.51; 3.50–4.25)34.2 (7.6; 30.0–40.0)17.8 (4.5; 15.0–21.0)16.4 (4.0; 14.0–20.0)
General practitioner3.65 (0.56; 3.38–4.00)41.6 (7.8; 37–45.5)21.6 (4.4; 19.0–24.0)20.0 (3.9; 18.0–23.0)
Higher specialist trainee3.67 (0.62; 3.00–4.13)36.3 (7.4; 32.0–42.0)18.9 (4.2; 16.0–22.0)17.4 (3.9; 16.0–21.0)
Junior specialist trainee3.61 (0.58; 3.25–4.00)35.7 (8.1; 30.0–43.0)18.9 (4.8; 16.0–23.8)16.8 (3.9; 14.3–20.0)