The survey was sent to 1971 surgeons from 127 National Health Service (NHS) hospital trusts across the United Kingdom. Burnout prevalence and mood were assessed using the Maslach Burnout Inventory-General Survey and Profile of Mood States (POMS), respectively. Demographic and POMS factors were investigated as predictors of burnout using linear and stepwise regression analyses. Results: Responses to the survey were received from 342 surgeons (17% response rate).
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