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Table 5 Multiple linear regression analysis of the PSS (perceived stress scale) and its associated factors among a sample of Pakistani dentists (n = 157)

From: Levels of perceived stress according to professional standings among dental surgeons of Karachi: a descriptive study

Variable Standardized Coefficients Beta (β) p-value 95% CI
Constant 6.150   
Age (years) 0.528 0.002* 0.146, 0.614
Years of experience (years) − 0.683  < 0.001** − 0.663, − 0.256
Gender (female gender) 0.176 0.032* 0.178, 3.801
Working sector (Government) 0.225 0.004* 0.934, 4.837
Designation
House officers with AP and above
0.194 0.270 − 1.893, 6.015
Designation
Post Graduates trainees with AP and above
0.190 0.151 − 1.049, 6.745
Designation
Lecturers/GDPs with AP and above
0.371 0.013* 0.907, 7.416
  1. R2 = 0.218; adjusted R2 = 0.182; df = 7149; F statistics = 5.949; CI = Confidence interval of B (*p < 0.05; **p < 0.001)