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Journal of Clinical Nursing and Midwifery 2015, __VOLUME_4_(_3_ISSUE__): 39-46 Back to browse issues page
The relationship between job involvement and demographic characteristics in nurses in hospitals of Tehran and Kerman in 2013
Yaser Saeed, Zeinab Tabanejad *, Batoul Nehrir, Abbas Ebadi, Hadi Khoshab, Saeid Babajani
MSc Behavioral Science Research Center, Baqiyatallah University of Medical Sciences, Tehran , ztabanejad@yahoo.com
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Background and aim: Nowadays, job involvement is introduced as an important factor in the effectiveness of the organization, so that the high job involvement will increase the effectiveness of the organization. The aim of this study was to determine the relationship between job involvement and demographic characteristics of the nurses. Methods: In this cross - sectional descriptive-analytic study, 436 nurses from hospitals in Tehran and Kerman in 2013 were recruited by convenience sampling. The Job Involvement Questionnaire was used for data collection. The cutoff point for job involvement score was 40 and the relationship between job involvement and demographic characteristics of the nurses was evaluated. Results: Most the average age of participating nurses in the study 31-40 years. The mean score of job involvement was 36.07± 10.02. Among the demographic characteristics, in terms of gender, men had higher job involvement than women (P=0.01). Also, the job involvement of nurses in military hospitals was higher than civilian hospitals (P<0.001). There was no statistically significant difference between other demographic such as marital status, education, age and work experience with job involvement score (P>0.05). Conclusion: According to the low scores of job involvement, attention to the effective factors and motivation factors in environment variables to improve nurses' job involvement is recommended.
Keywords: Job involvement, Demographic characteristics, Nurse
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Type of Study: Orginal Article | Subject: Special
Received: 2014/09/26 | Accepted: 2014/12/10 | Published: 2015/01/5
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Saeed Y, Tabanejad Z, Nehrir B, Ebadi A, Khoshab H, Babajani S. The relationship between job involvement and demographic characteristics in nurses in hospitals of Tehran and Kerman in 2013. Journal of Clinical Nursing and Midwifery. 2015; 3 (4) :39-46
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