Table 1

Demographic characteristics

All (n=5440) (n (%))Anaesthetics (n=2005) (n (%))Emergency medicine (n=2955) (n (%))Intensive care (n=920) (n (%))
Age (years)
 20–25204 (3.8)5 (0.2)182 (6.2)17 (1.9)
 26–301373 (25.3)355 (17.7)882 (29.9)221 (24.1)
 31–351313 (24.2)477 (23.8)702 (23.8)258 (28.1)
 36–40865 (15.9)331 (16.5)458 (15.5)154 (16.8)
 41–45659 (12.1)277 (13.8)337 (11.4)85 (9.3)
 46–50447 (8.2)219 (10.9)203 (6.9)82 (8.9)
 51–55315 (5.8)182 (9.1)108 (3.7)55 (6.0)
 56–60174 (3.2)102 (5.1)56 (1.9)31 (3.4)
 61–6572 (1.3)48 (2.4)20 (0.7)11 (1.2)
 66–708 (0.1)6 (0.3)1 (0.0)3 (0.3)
 >703 (0.1)1 (0.0)2 (0.1)0 (0.0)
Missing7243
Gender
 Male2648 (50.4)986 (50.8)1421 (49.8)490 (55.2)
 Female2601 (49.5)953 (49.1)1427 (50.0)396 (44.6)
 Other9 (0.2)2 (0.1)6 (0.2)1 (0.1)
Missing1826410133
Seniority
 Junior doctor2033 (37.4)515 (25.7)1308 (44.3)327 (35.5)
 Middle grade doctor1254 (23.1)463 (23.1)658 (22.3)248 (27.0)
 Senior doctor (consultant grade)1694 (31.1)892 (44.5)676 (22.9)284 (30.9)
 Other senior doctor459 (8.4)135 (6.7)313 (10.6)61 (6.6)
Nation
 England4310 (79.2)1593 (79.5)2313 (78.3)738 (80.2)
 Northern Ireland167 (3.1)83 (4.1)64 (2.2)39 (4.2)
 Ireland416 (7.6)85 (4.2)317 (10.7)55 (6.0)
 Scotland367 (6.7)120 (6.0)228 (7.7)47 (5.1)
 Wales180 (3.3)124 (6.2)33 (1.1)41 (4.5)
Geographical region (England)
 East Midlands303 (5.6)138 (6.9)133 (4.5)47 (5.1)
 East of England327 (6.0)123 (6.1)179 (6.1)54 (5.9)
 London818 (15.0)201 (10.0)560 (19.0)88 (9.6)
 North East210 (3.9)73 (3.6)112 (3.8)47 (5.1)
 North West596 (11.0)246 (12.3)270 (9.1)128 (13.9)
 South East629 (11.6)196 (9.8)402 (13.6)84 (9.1)
 South West686 (12.6)279 (13.9)318 (10.8)126 (13.7)
 West Midlands340 (6.2)146 (7.3)161 (5.4)78 (8.5)
 Yorkshire and the Humber401 (7.4)191 (9.5)178 (6.0)86 (9.3)
Geographical region (Ireland)
 Dublin221 (4.1)37 (1.8)173 (5.9)27 (2.9)
 Rest of Ireland195 (3.6)48 (2.4)144 (4.9)28 (3.0)
Redeployed
 No4920 (90.7)1628 (81.4)2830 (96.1)865 (94.2)
 Yes506 (9.3)373 (18.6)116 (3.9)53 (5.8)
Missing14492
GHQ-12 (0-1-2-3)
 Median (Q1Q3)13 (10–17)14 (11–18)13 (10–16)14 (11–17)
 Mean14.014.713.514.2
Missing2228611437
GHQ-12 (0-0-1-1)
≤32813 (53.9)913 (47.6)1663 (58.5)439 (49.7)
>32405 (46.1)1006 (52.4)1178 (41.5)444 (50.3)
Missing2228611437
  • GHQ-12, General Health Questionnaire-12.