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04 May 2021: Clinical Research

Cross-Sectional Study of the Effects of Job Burnout on Immune Function in 105 Female Oncology Nurses at a Tertiary Oncology Hospital

Jing Cui ABCDEF , Yun-Hong Ren BCDE , Feng-Juan Zhao BCDE , Ying Chen BF , Ying-Fan Huang BF , Ling Yang BF , Xue-Mei You ABCDEFG*

DOI: 10.12659/MSM.929711

Med Sci Monit 2021; 27:e929711

Table 3 Correlation between immune variables and demographic data and burnout index.

VariablesHumoral immunity (g/L)Complement (g/L)Cellular immunity (/mm3) of [% to lymphocytes]
DP−0.003−0.0980.0010.206a 0.345b −0.083−0.033−0.0470.0480.102−0.101
PA0.0630.027−0.089−0.097−0.1380.016−0.1470.182−0.242a −0.0710.042
Age group0.0320.0980.243a 0.274b 0.133−0.0840.032−0.0340.0570.005−0.172
Marital status−0.1780.004−0.192a −0.265b −0.1960.189−0.0800.165−0.1780.0090.022
Fixed department0.0730.015−0.203a −0.318b −0.335b 0.158−0.0140.138−0.107−0.0350.038
Length of service−0.086−0.0100.1580.1860.049−0.197a −0.044−0.066−0.021−0.037−0.094
Head nurse or above0.198a −0.081−0.225a −0.134−0.1780.0290.017−0.1290.1000.1080.122
Number of responsible patients per day0.095−0.1000.1580.234a −0.0220.0030.094−0.0550.092−0.0580.198a
M±S14.725 ±2.3571.501 ±0.5922.423 ±0.7801.011 ±0.1620.205 ±0.06568.442 ±6.87936.008 ±0.83226.077 ±0.5581.450 ±0.41412.043 ±5.60311.050 ±3.630
* Emotional exhaustion (EE), depersonalization (DP), personal accomplishment (PA),complement component 4 (C4),complement component 3 (C3).
Statistical significance of the Spearman correlation coefficient:

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