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Table 4 Emergency Medicine Provider Wellness Survey Responses - Well-Being, Burnout, and Resilience

From: Prospective study of emergency medicine provider wellness across ten academic and community hospitals during the initial surge of the COVID-19 pandemic

Question:
“yes” responses No. (%)
Week 1a
No. = 113
Week 2 a
No. = 88b
Week 3 a
No. = 75b
Week 4 a
No. = 65b
p-value±
across all weeks
p-value±
week 1 vs. week 4
Provider Type: Physician 84 (74) 64 (73) 57 (76) 49 (75) - -
Provider Type: APP 29 (26) 24 (27) 18 (24) 16 (25)   
Well-Being Index (at risk) 34 (30%) 16 (18%) 10 (13%) 9 (14%) 0.01 0.02
 • Physician 28 (33%) 14 (22%) 10 (13%) 9 (18%)   
 • APP 6 (21%) 2 (8%) 2 (11%) -   
Physician Work Life Study (burnout measure) 34 (30%) 20 (23%) 15 (20%) 14 (22%) 0.39 0.22
 • Physician 25 (30%) 12 (19%) 10 (18%) 9 (18%)   
 • APP 9 (31%) 9 (31%) 9 (31%) 9 (31%)   
Brief Resilience Scale (baseline)      n/a n/a
 • Physician (% out of No. = 84)
   Low resiliency 7 (8%) - - -   
   Normal resiliency 57 (68%) - - -   
   High resiliency 20 (24%) - - -   
 • APP (% out of No. = 29)
   Low resiliency 4 (14%) - - -   
   Normal resiliency 20 (69%) - - -   
   High resiliency 5 (17%) - - -   
  1. aWeek 1 (3/30-4/6/20); Week 2 (4/7-4/12/20); Week 3 (4/13-4/20/20); Week 4 (4/21-4/27/20)
  2. bTotal No. of respondents completing survey questions. Frequency of missing responses was 5 in week 2, 1 in week 3, and 1 in week 4
  3. ±P-values determined by either Chi-squared or Fisher’s Exact where appropriate