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Document ID (ISN)110964
CIS number 10-0596
ISSN - Serial title 0340-0131 - International Archives of Occupational and Environmental Health
Year 2010
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Wu H., Zhao Y., Wang J.N., Wang L.
Title Factors associated with occupational stress among Chinese doctors: A cross-sectional survey
Bibliographic information Feb. 2010, Vol.83, No.2, p.155-164. 42 ref.
Abstract The aim of this study was to explore factors associated with occupational stress among Chinese doctors in public hospitals. A cross-sectional study was conducted during the period of May/June 2008. The study population comprised 1989 doctors registered and working in the 20 national hospitals in a Chinese province, who were given a questionnaire pertaining to occupational stress that was assessed based on the Chinese Version Personal Strain Questionnaire (PSQ), demographic characteristics, work situations, occupational roles and personal resources. The response rate was 79.8% (1587 respondents; 673 men, 914 women). The general linear model (GLM) was employed to explore the factors related to occupational stress. All data analysis was performed separately in men and women. Findings are discussed. The results indicate that the major factors associated with occupational stress differ between male and female doctors in China.
Descriptors (primary) China; hospitals; health care personnel; stress factors
Descriptors (secondary) questionnaire survey; cross-sectional study; statistical evaluation; sex-linked differences
Document type D - Periodical articles
Subject(s) Commerce, services, offices
Psychology and sociology
Broad subject area(s) Stress, psychosocial factors
Browse category(ies) Psychology of work organization
Health care services
Mental stress and burnout