Volume 14, Issue 3 (9-2015)                   jhosp 2015, 14(3): 47-55 | Back to browse issues page

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Ansari H, Abbasi M. Health - related Quality of Life among Nurses in Zahedan University of Medical Sciences Hospitals. jhosp. 2015; 14 (3) :47-55
URL: http://jhosp.tums.ac.ir/article-1-5330-en.html
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Background: There is close relationship between  quality of life and human health. Since, nurses as the most important health Provider group, they  should have a desirable quality of life. This study aimed  at evaluating the quality of life and related variables among nurses in Zahedan  University of Medical Sciences hospitals.

Materials and Methods: In this descriptive analytic study the Iranian version of SF-36 was utilized to assess nursing quality of life. Data analyzed using  Stata  version 12. logistic regression was used to determine quality of life predictors.

Results: Three hundred women nurses (77.9%) with mean age of 31.6 ± 6/6 years were assessed. The mean of work experience was 7.55± 6.8 years. The most quality of life score was related to Physical domain (39.6 ± 11.8) and social function had the least score(8.2±6.7). Logistic regression analysis revealed marital status, overtime work, working shift Pattern and work experience were quality of life  predictors (P<0.05).

Conclusion: Study results represented  undesirable quality of life among nurses. Low quality of life can affect services quality of nursing. Nursing administrators can  improve nursing quality of life by setting up and adjusting overtime set up and adjust overtime shift based on work experience .

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Type of Study: Original Article | Subject: کیفیت خدمات و ایمنی بیمار در بیمارستان
Received: 2014/07/24 | Accepted: 2015/09/8 | Published: 2015/09/20

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