Volume 22, Issue 1 (mar-apr biomonthly 2011)                   J Urmia Univ Med Sci 2011, 22(1): 40-47 | Back to browse issues page

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Abdollahpour I, Salimi Y, nedjat S, jorjoran shushtari Z. QUALITY OF LIFE AND EFFECTIVE FACTORS ON IT AMONG GOVERNMENTAL STAFF IN BOUKAN CITY . J Urmia Univ Med Sci. 2011; 22 (1) :40-47
URL: http://umj.umsu.ac.ir/article-1-864-en.html
Urmia university of medical science , ebrahemen@gmail.com
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  Background and Aims : Since government staff is exposed to environmental, socio-economic and occupational stressful factors, their QOL has found much importance. This study aims to determine Boukan’s government staff QOL and its determinant factors. Hence the results of this study can be considered as a pilot and basis for further studies and be used by health policy makers.

  Materials & Methods : In this study 462 government staff in Boukan completed the self-administered WHO questionnaire on QOL. Cluster sampling was done and each domain of the WHO questionnaire was scored from 0 to 100. The final remaining variables in multi linear regression model were determined using SPSS 17.

  Results : The mean scores obtained for the four domains of QOL (physical, psychological, social and environmental health) were 66.9, 61.64, 67.8 and 51.5 respectively. The influential factors affecting each domain were: educational level and current disease in the physical health domain, employment status in the psychological domain, status of house ownership and number of years employed in the environmental health domain and marital status in the social health domain.

  Conclusion: Since this study has been performed on subgroup of governmental officials’ staff for the first time in Iran, the results could also provide useful information in the field of QOL in this group and present hypothese about some of the effective factors. 

  Source: Urmia Med J 2011: 22(1): 79 ISSN: 1027-3727

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