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Scientific Researches in Health Sciences II

Edited By Fatma Eti Aslan, Gökay Kurtulan and Hayat Yalın

After the COVID pandemic in 2020, the importance of health services was once again understood by the whole world. Scientific research in the field of health services contributes greatly to the development of health services.

In this book, there are a total of 26 chapters in 4 different scientific fields: 6 in nutrition and dietetics, 11 in nursing, 6 in physiotherapy and rehabilitation and 3 in health management.

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İbrahim Elmas and Hayat Yalın

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Life Quality of Nurses: Mardin Province Sample

Abstract

Objective: The study has been carried out to define the quality of life of nurses working in Mardin.

Materials and Methods: This descriptive study has been carried out with 225 nurses working in public hospitals in Mardin. The data has been collected by using personal information sheet and The World Health Organization Quality of Life (WHOQOL) questionary. For the analysis of the obtained data SPSS 22.0 packaged software has been used.

Results: It has been defined that 60 % of the nurses taking part in the study are female (n=153), 41.6 % of them (n=106) are between 26 and 30 years old, 51.4 % of them (n=131) are high school graduate, and 55.3 % of them (n=141) are married. The average scores of the WHOQOL-BREF sub-dimension of the nurses were calculated respectively as “physical quality of life” for 13.313 (±2.222); 13.271 (±2.292) for “psychological quality of life”;13.197 (±3.190) for “social quality of life” and 11.855 (±2.229) for “environmental quality of life”. A statistical significance was determined among workload, the way of work, choosing the profession, suitability to the profession, communication with colleagues, economic problem, vacationing, physical activity variables and quality of life, especially the sub-dimension of “environmental quality of life”.

Conclusion: Among nurses’ quality of life sub-dimensions, it was determined that the highest scores were for physical quality of life and the lowest were for...

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