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The effect of shiftwork on sleep quality among hospital staff in Bandarabbas

(2017) The effect of shiftwork on sleep quality among hospital staff in Bandarabbas. International Electronic Journal of Medicine.


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 sleep problems are prevalent currently and involve deficits in quality or quantity of sleep . Todays by the rapid growth in technology and a high increase the production of industrial complexes and also inauguration round-the-clock centers such as hospitals, shiftwork has become an indispensable part of many occupational activities. This study aimed to evaluate the association between shiftwork and sleep quality. Material and methods: this cross-sectional descriptive study was conducted on 307 employed personnel of Hormozgan University of medical sciences hospitals who worked at unusual hours. All of the samples were randomly collected by proportional cluster sampling method .all individuals were evaluated using the demographic form and Pittsburg sleep quality questionnaire. Data analysis was done by spss 16 (descriptive statistics and spearman test) and p.value<0.05 showed the relationships . Results: the mean scores of sleep quality in participants was 10.03 ± 6.37 , the participants included 78 male and 229 female who consist of 252 nurses and 55 doctors . the mean score of sleeping was beneficially in relation with occupation , sleeping duration , sexuality and qualified sleeping ( p.value : p<0/006 , p<0/05 , p<0/001 , p<0/002 ) Conclusion: voluntary selected work flow system could increase the job satisfaction and increase satisfaction can reduce the consequences of shift work.

Item Type: Article
Keywords: shift work, sleep quality, disturbed sleep, hospital
Subjects: WA Public Health > WA 300-395 Health Issues of Special Population Groups
Divisions: Research Vice-Chancellor Department > Journal of Disease and Diagnosis
Depositing User: Journal of Disease and Diagnosis

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