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Hdl Handle:
http://hdl.handle.net/2336/12558
Title:
Vinnuálag og líðan mismunandi starfshópa kvenna í öldrunarþjónustu
Other Titles:
Work strain and well being among different groups of female personnel in geriatric care
Authors:
Hólmfríður K Gunnarsdóttir; Kristinn Tómasson; Guðbjörg Linda Rafnsdóttir
Citation:
Læknablaðið 2004, 90(3):217-222
Issue Date:
1-Mar-2004
Abstract:
Objective: To study possible inequalities in work strain and well-being among women working in geriatric care and to find out if some groups might need special public health measures. Material and methods: In this cross-sectional questionnaire reaching throughout Iceland, the participants were employees in 62 geriatric nursing homes and geriatric hospital wards with 10 or more employees. A total of 1886 questionnaires were distributed. The 84-item questionnaire included questions on demographic and work-related factors, health and life style. Age-adjusted odds ratios (OR) were calculated and confidence intervals were set at 95% (95% CI). Registered nurses were taken as a reference category. Results: The response rate was 80%. Registered nurses accounted for 16%, practical nurses 21%, unskilled attendants 44%, cleaning personnel 8% and others 12% of the total group. Men were 4.5% of the group. The practical nurses, unskilled attendants and cleaning personnel assessed work as more physically difficult, and more monotonous both physically and mentally, than did the registered nurses, who enjoyed somewhat more physical and mental well-being than the others. Little difference was found as to visits to doctors. Conclusions: Various personnel groups of women in geriatric care have different physical and psychosocial workload that is reflected in their well being. The results provide opportunities to guide public health measures for people employed in geriatric care.
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dc.contributor.authorHólmfríður K Gunnarsdóttir-
dc.contributor.authorKristinn Tómasson-
dc.contributor.authorGuðbjörg Linda Rafnsdóttir-
dc.date.accessioned2007-07-05T09:40:20Z-
dc.date.available2007-07-05T09:40:20Z-
dc.date.issued2004-03-01-
dc.date.submitted2007-07-05-
dc.identifier.citationLæknablaðið 2004, 90(3):217-222en
dc.identifier.issn0023-7213-
dc.identifier.pmid16819022-
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/2336/12558-
dc.descriptionNeðst á síðunni er hægt að nálgast greinina í heild sinni með því að smella á hlekkinn View/Openen
dc.description.abstractObjective: To study possible inequalities in work strain and well-being among women working in geriatric care and to find out if some groups might need special public health measures. Material and methods: In this cross-sectional questionnaire reaching throughout Iceland, the participants were employees in 62 geriatric nursing homes and geriatric hospital wards with 10 or more employees. A total of 1886 questionnaires were distributed. The 84-item questionnaire included questions on demographic and work-related factors, health and life style. Age-adjusted odds ratios (OR) were calculated and confidence intervals were set at 95% (95% CI). Registered nurses were taken as a reference category. Results: The response rate was 80%. Registered nurses accounted for 16%, practical nurses 21%, unskilled attendants 44%, cleaning personnel 8% and others 12% of the total group. Men were 4.5% of the group. The practical nurses, unskilled attendants and cleaning personnel assessed work as more physically difficult, and more monotonous both physically and mentally, than did the registered nurses, who enjoyed somewhat more physical and mental well-being than the others. Little difference was found as to visits to doctors. Conclusions: Various personnel groups of women in geriatric care have different physical and psychosocial workload that is reflected in their well being. The results provide opportunities to guide public health measures for people employed in geriatric care.en
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dc.languageICEen
dc.language.isoisen
dc.publisherLæknafélag Íslands, Læknafélag Reykjavíkuren
dc.relation.urlhttp://www.laeknabladid.isen
dc.subjectÖldrunarþjónustaen
dc.subjectStarfsmennen
dc.subjectKonuren
dc.subjectVinnuálagen
dc.subjectHeilsuvernden
dc.subject.classificationLBL12en
dc.subject.classificationFræðigreinaren
dc.subject.meshWorkplaceen
dc.subject.meshWomen's Healthen
dc.subject.meshFemaleen
dc.subject.meshIcelanden
dc.subject.meshNursing Homesen
dc.titleVinnuálag og líðan mismunandi starfshópa kvenna í öldrunarþjónustuen
dc.title.alternativeWork strain and well being among different groups of female personnel in geriatric careen
dc.typeArticleen
dc.identifier.journalLæknablaðiðis
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