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The Comparative Study of Family-Work Conflict and Marital Satisfaction among Nursing and Midwifery Staff Working In Hospitals of Zabol University of Medical Sciences in 2014

Journal: International Research Journal of Pharmacy and Medical Sciences (IRJPMS) (Vol.1, No. 5)

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Page : 59-62

Keywords : Marital satisfaction; work-family conflict; nursing; midwifery;

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Background and Objective: The work-family conflict is described as an incompatibility between work and family roles. There is a mutual relationship between marital satisfaction and occupation, so that tension in one of these two areas affects the other. The work-family conflict seems to be more colorful in shift workers. Therefore, the purpose of this study was to compare the work-family conflict and marital satisfaction among nursing and midwifery staff. Materials and Methods: The method of this study is cross-sectional of descriptive type. Samples consisted of all nursing and midwifery staff of Zabol University of medical sciences hospitals selected by census method. Enrich marital satisfaction questionnaire and Carlson family worklife conflict questionnaire were used to assess the samples. Data after collecting were analyzed by SPSS software version 18 with a significant level (P <0.05). Results: Findings showed that there is a significant difference between nurses and midwives regarding marital satisfaction and family–work conflict, so that nurses experience more marital satisfaction and work-family conflict (P <0.05). Conclusion: By applying the results obtained by policymakers and managers, steps can be taken to reduce the stresses and increase the life skills of clinical staff.

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