Volume 6, Issue 1 (8-2019)                   jpm 2019, 6(1): 52-46 | Back to browse issues page

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1- Department of Occupational Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Hormozgan University of Medical Sciences, Bandar Abbas, Iran.
2- MSC, Environmental Science Management, Islamic Azad University Science and Research Branch, Zahedan, Iran
3- Department of Occupational Health, Social Determinants on Health Promotion Research Center, Hormozgan University of Medical Sciences, Bandar Abbas, Iran.
4- Department of Health Promotion and Education, Cardiovascular Research Center, Hormozgan University of Medical Sciences, Bandar Abbas, Iran.
5- BSC, Midwifery, Bandar Abbas Health Center, Hormozgan University of Medical Sciences, Bandar Abbas, Iran.
6- Department of Biology and Vector Control, Social Determinants on Health Promotion Research Center, Hormozgan University of Medical Sciences, Bandar Abbas, Iran.
Abstract:   (259 Views)
Introduction: Job satisfaction is one of the psychosocial factors that may be related to musculoskeletal disorders. The aim of this study was to determine the relationship between job satisfaction and musculoskeletal disorders in Persian Gulf mine and metal industry workers.
Methods: This descriptive– analytical study conducted on 400 workers working in Persian Gulf mine and metal industry. The tools of research were self administerd job satisfaction and musculoskeletal disorders (Nordic) questionnaires. The collected data were analyzed by SPSS software and Logistic Regression test.
Results: The results indicated that there is no significant relationship between the overall scores of job satisfaction and musculoskeletal disorders. But there was a significant relationship between job satisfaction and disorders in Neck, elbows, hips, and thighs (P-Value<0.05).
Conclusion: Since this research showed a relationship between job satisfaction and the prevalence of symptoms of some musculoskeletal disorders, it can be concluded that improvement of some dimensions of job satisfaction including salary, bonus, and job promotion is a good tool to reduce musculoskeletal disorders.
 
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Type of Study: Research | Subject: Special
Received: 2019/08/4 | Accepted: 2019/08/4 | Published: 2019/08/4