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The relationship between Social and Professional Status and Occupational Components from the Nurses’ Perspective in Vali-e Asr Educational Hospital of Birjand

Journal: Beyhagh,Journal of Student Research Committee of Sabzevar University of Medical Sciences (Vol.22, No. 1)

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Page : 50-59

Keywords : پرستار; جامعه; حرفه; منزلت;

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Background and Aims: Unclear social status in society is one of the most important profession stresses of nursing. Although, nurses play an important role in changing the policy-making, planning and implementation of health resources in health care system and, unfortunately, nursing status in Iran is quite unclear and there was no study on social and professional status and its relationship with occupational components in Iran. This study aimed to determine the relationship between professional and social status and some occupation components from the perspective of Birjand nurses in 2016. Materials and Methods: This cross-sectional study, was done on 155 Vali- Asr hospital nurses with Quota and systematic random sampling method in 2016. A standard, validated and reliable professional and social status questionnaire of nurses were employed to collect information. Finally, the data were analyzed using SPSS version 19, along with descriptive statistics and inferential analysis. Results: The mean age of nurses was 36.18 ±6.6 years and the work experience of 11.52 ± 6.40 years. The results did not show a significant correlation between mean scores of the professional status and social status (p=0.606). But the relationships were significant between the professional status and employment status of nurses (p=0.008) as well as between the social status and employment status, unit of work and the satisfaction of the nursing profession, (p

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