GÜLMEZ, Mustafa; YANIK, Aygül
January 2015
UHBAB Journal;Jan-Mar2015, Vol. 4 Issue 11, p47
Academic Journal
This research was made with a view to determine of working stress levels and to evaluate the effects of socio-demographic characteristics and occupational circumstances on working stress among healthcare personnel. In this research, data was assembled via surveys and surveys were held by 5 pointed Likert Scale. Research was held in Kirklareli Public Hospital in last 3 months of 2012. With random sampling method, samples were chosen from the population of 400 healthcare personnel, and surveys answered precisely have been evaluated. In analysis of data "SPSS for Windows 15.0 packaged software" is used. The error probability in statistical tests was accepted as α = 0.05. This is a croos-sectional and descriptive research. General working stress level of Healthcare Personnel was found as (2.72±0.55) medium, stress management of establishment was (2.47±0.66) low, expectations of personnel from establishment were (4.39±0.65) very high and individual stress management of personnel was (3.46±0.88) high. It is found that "individual stress management" of married personnel was higher than those of single ones. It is determined that "institutional stress management" and "individual stress management" of male personnel' were lower than women. It was determined that socio-demographic characteristics and occupational circumstances of healthcare personnel have a great impact on their working stress. It is estimated that this research can direct similar researches and can support managertal decisions of health managements in terms of management of working stress among healthcare personnel.


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