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Document ID (ISN)107413
CIS number 07-1347
ISSN - Serial title 1080-3548 - International Journal of Occupational Safety and Ergonomics
Year 2007
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Lu J.L.
Title Multiple interactions of hazard exposures, role stressors and situational factors, and burnout among nurses
Bibliographic information 2007, Vol.13, No.1, p.73-82. 34 ref.
Abstract This cross-sectional study investigated the interaction between situational factors, role stressors, hazard exposure and personal factors among 135 nurses in a hospital in the Philippines. Data were collected by means of questionnaires. More than half (58.5%) of the respondents reported being ill due to work in the past year, and 59.3% missed work because of an illness. Regression analysis showed that factors associated with burnout were role stress, hazard exposure, self-efficacy, age, number of working years, illness in the past 12 months, migraine, dizziness, sleep disorder, cough and colds, and diarrhoea. After multiple regression analysis, organizational role stress, migraine, age and illness in the past 12 months were found to be significant predictors of burnout.
Descriptors (primary) Philippines; depressive neurosis; stress factors; hospitals; nursing personnel; psychology of work organization
Descriptors (secondary) subjective assessment; state of health; migraine; symptoms; diarrhoea; statistical evaluation; questionnaire survey; cross-sectional study; risk factors; age-linked differences; sleep disturbances
Document type D - Periodical articles
Country / State or ProvincePhilippines
Subject(s) Psychology and sociology
Broad subject area(s) Industries and occupations
Occupational medicine, epidemiology
Stress, psychosocial factors
Browse category(ies) Health care services
Mental health
Psychology of work organization
Psychological factors
Mental stress and burnout