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Hosainabadi Z, Veisani Y, Hosainabadi P, Mohamadian F. Relationship between quality of life and job satisfaction in staffs of Ilam University of Medical Sciences. jpm. 2018; 5 (1) :12-19
URL: http://jpm.hums.ac.ir/article-1-276-en.html
1- Department of Psychology, Azad University of Ilam, Ilam, Iran
2- Department of Epidemiology, Psychosocial Injuries Research Center, Ilam University of Medical Sciences, Ilam, Iran.
3- Department of Psychology, Psychosocial Injuries Research Center, Ilam University of Medical Sciences, Ilam, Iran.
Abstract:   (58 Views)
Introduction: Employment is one of the important social determinants of health. Job Satisfaction is one of the important factors in increasing the efficiency of workers. The purpose of this study was to evaluate the relation between job satisfaction and quality of life (QOL) in staffs of Ilam University of medical sciences.
Methods: This cross-sectional and descriptive-analytical study was performed on 242 staffs of Ilam University of medical sciences in 2017. The participants were were selected by randomized systematic sampling method. After recording the demographic characteristics, quality of life was measured using the SF36 standard questionnaire and job satisfaction using a short form of Minnesota questionnaire. The results were analyzed by SPSS software using automatic linear regression and an alpha error of less than 5% was considered significant.
Results: The mean of quality of life and job satisfaction in responders was 39.49 ± 14.78 and 66.99 ± 1.03, respectively. The results demonstrated a positive correlation between job satisfaction and QOL (P-value=0.043). Also, based on the results of automatic linear regression, the most important variables affecting the job satisfaction of employees were job experience, marital status, employment status, and the vitality.
Conclusion: Based on the results, there is a direct and positive correlation between the quality of life associated with health and job satisfaction of the workers. Therefore, improving the quality of life of employees can increase their job satisfaction.
Key Words: Quality of Life, Job Satisfaction, Staffs, Ilam University of Medical Sciences.
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Type of Study: Research | Subject: Special
Received: 2018/09/23 | Accepted: 2018/09/23 | Published: 2018/09/23

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