Burnout diagnosis in U.S. adults, family reactions 2017, by ethnicity

This statistic shows the reactions those diagnosed with burnout received from their family when they told them about their diagnosis as of February 2017, by ethnicity. According to the survey, 60 percent of Black or African American respondents who shared their diagnosis with their family received positive and supportive feedback, compared to 45 percent of Hispanic Americans or Latinos.

Family reactions to burnout diagnosis in U.S. adults as of 2017, by ethnicity

Black or African AmericanHispanic American or LatinoWhite/ Caucasian Other Would rather not say
Positively. I received support and was offered help60%45%39%53%43%
Neutrally. My burnout was taken note of27%32%24%27%14%
Negatively. My illness was ignored and/or I was reproached0%18%9%13%0%
I didn't tell these persons13%5%28%7%43%
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Release date

February 2017


United States

Survey time period

February 9 to 13, 2017

Number of respondents

149 respondents

Age group

18 years and older

Special properties

Respondents who were diagnosed with burnout

Method of interview

Online survey

Supplementary notes

Original question: How did your family respond to your burnout diagnosis?
Respondents could choose one option.

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