How Happy Are Anesthesiologists? 20 Statistics
Medscape asked U.S. physicians who happy they were with their lives outside of medicine and to rate their level of happiness on a scale of 1 to 5, with 1 being the least happy and 5 being the happiest.
Anesthesiologists had an average happiness score of 4.0, which was higher than the average physician response of 3.96.
Anesthesiologists' Top 5 Pastimes
1. Exercise/physical activity
4. Food and wine
5. Cultural events (movies, theater, museums)
Anesthesiologists' Political Leanings
Fiscally conservative/socially liberal: 44 percent
Fiscally conservative/socially conservative: 42 percent
Fiscally liberal/socially liberal: 11 percent
Anesthesiologists' Top 5 Vacation Spots
1. Foreign travel
2. Beach vacation
4. Vacation home
5. Road trips
Anesthesiologists' Marital Status
Married: 82 percent
Divorced or separated: 6.83 percent
Single and living alone: 6.5 percent
Anesthesiologists' Physical Health
Anesthesiologists were asked to rate their physical health, on a scale from 1 to 5.
Age 31-40: 4.11
Age 41-50: 4.22
Age 51-60: 4.12
Age 61-70: 4.09
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