Table 1:

Results of meta-regression of burnout prevalence by region of source data*

RegionNo. of PMTsNo. of studiesEstimate of β coefficient (95% CI)
Europe12 78224Reference
Africa8620.20 (0.10 to 0.30)
Australia and New Zealand15636
Middle East and North Africa125010
South America9578
North America14 004600.18 (0.09 to 0.28)
  • Note: CI = confidence interval, PMT = postgraduate medical trainee.

  • * Meta-analyzed estimates for each region.

  • β coefficients were calculated using meta-regression with Europe as the reference group.