Being a doctor is a very strange profession. Even discussing the divorce rate in one's own industry is published in internationally renowned journals, not the weekly gossip magazines that ordinary people read. Maybe this is all intriguing? In fact, medical personnel, like ordinary people, are also prone to divorce, depression, and even suicide. Doctors' divorce rate In the United States, the divorce rate of the general public is 40-50%, while the divorce rate of doctors is about 24-29%, which is actually half of the divorce rate of the average person. So which healthcare workers have the highest divorce rates?
A US study surveyed 48,881 physicians, 10,86 dentists, 13,883 pharmacists, 159,004 nursing staff, 18,920 medical administrators, 59,284 lawyers, photo background removing and 6,339,310 Divorce of a non-medical person, published in an international journal, and came up with the following results: Physician divorce rate: 24.3% Divorce rate for dentists: 25.2% Divorce rate for pharmacists: 22.9% Divorce rate for caregivers: 33.0% Medical executive divorce rate: 30.9% Divorce rate for legal professionals: 26.9% Divorce rate for non-medical people: 35.0% It can be seen from the above that the divorce rate of nursing staff, administrative staff and non-medical staff in a medical institution is higher than that of doctors on average. The divorce rate of doctors and dentists is about 24-25%, and the lowest divorce rate is "pharmacists". Female physicians have higher divorce rates In addition, research analysis found that female physicians are more than 1.5 times more likely to divorce than male physicians.
The authors of the study analyzed that the main reason was that female physicians "worked too long", but "too long working hours" was not the main reason for divorce of male physicians. The researchers believe that this may be due to the large trade-off gap between women's traditional roles and professional roles. It is very difficult to complete the role-playing on both sides, taking into account the family and taking care of the children, as well as the heavy medical work. Which subjects are easy to get divorced? In order to find out which doctors are most likely to divorce, the New England Journal of Medicine conducted a research analysis of thousands of doctors. The results found that the order of practice and divorce rate is as follows: Psychiatrists: 50% Surgeons: 33%