Healthcare Worker Burnout Statistics [Fresh Research]

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"Burnout rates among health professionals vary by specialty, ranging from 29% to 54%."

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"42% of physicians report feeling burnout, with higher rates among women."

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"In a 2019 survey, 43.4% of US nurses reported experiencing overall burnout."

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"Burnout among pediatricians has doubled during the COVID-19 pandemic from 29% to 58%."

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"Nurse burnout is most commonly reported in job posts for Emergency Room (60%) and Intensive Care Unit (52%) specialties."

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"In the U.S., more than 70% of doctors work over 40 hours a week, contributing to burnout."

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"In the US, the cost associated with physician burnout is approximately $4.6 billion a year."

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"Among medical trainees, nearly half (43%) experience burnout."

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"A study of healthcare professionals in Singapore found that 14% experienced burnout symptoms in 2020."

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"48% of healthcare providers report significant stress and burnout as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic."

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"In a 2021 survey of Canadian physicians, nearly one in three (30%) reported high levels of burnout."

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"According to a survey, 61% of healthcare workers say pandemic stress has caused them to consider leaving the healthcare field."

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"Almost 30% of UK doctors may leave their profession in the next 5 years due to burnout."

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"In a study, burnt-out healthcare professionals are 2 to 3 times more likely to make a medical error."

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