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Safaei M, Abedian Z, Mazlum R. Relationshipe Between Job Stress and Work Ability of midwives working in Health Centers of Mashhad City in 2013. Journal of Torbat Heydariyeh University of Medical Sciences. 2016; 4 (1) :30-35
URL: http://jms.thums.ac.ir/article-1-305-en.html

1- lecture torbat heydariyeh university of medical science, torbat heydariyeh
2- lecture mashhad university of medical science, mashhad
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Background and Objective: Psychological factors, particularly stress are becoming recognized as one of the causes of absenteeism from work and early retirement .Stress is manifest typicality profession midwifery. In future programs aimed at increasing the capacity to work is recommended that be paid to job-related factors and factors related to lifestyle .The aim of this study was to survey relationship between job stress and work ability of midwives working  in health centers of Mashhad City in 2013.

Material and Methods: In this descriptive-correlation study, 60 midwives without medical and psychological disease, morning shift and 25-50 years old working in Health Centers of Mashhad were selected via purposive sampling. Data were collected using, Codron Job Stress and Work Ability Index Questionnaires. Data analyzed with SPSS(19) software and using Pearson,Indipendent T, Chi-square, analyze Variance one way tests and Touki.

Results: The results show that majority midwives (83.3%) have moderate job stress and median midwives work ability was 36.6±1.5(moderate). There was significant moderate negative liner correlation between work ability and job stress (P=0.046, r=-0.259) on basis correlation Pearson coefficient.

Conclusion: Job stress decrease work ability midwives significantly.

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Type of Study: Research | Subject: Special
Received: 2016/05/29 | Accepted: 2016/11/14 | Published: 2016/12/7

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