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Checking public health of a hospital in the Gilan Province using a questionnaire

(2017) Checking public health of a hospital in the Gilan Province using a questionnaire. Annals of Tropical Medicine and Public Health.

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Abstract

Introduction: Public health in modern societies increases motivation and development of people at work, and also, in most cases, most people are dealing with daily life in addition to experience problems with different intensities and are experiencing stress. Some of the problems are transient and some have more permanent role; undoubtedly, peace is the first condition for a healthy psyche and in its shadow it can be reached as a counterbalance to everything else in life and progress. Of course, the purpose of the serenity, calm, and lack of concern is multiple and sometimes crippling. This study aimed to assess the general health of hospital staff in Gilan Province. Methodology: In this cross-sectional study, 57 individuals from different wards were selected in Gilan Province and responded to the questionnaire (General Health Questionnaire GHQ). In terms of depression GHQ-28 questionnaire and criteria provided by Noor bala et al. was used as the standard, then their responses were analyzed using SPSS software.23 Results: The mean age of those surveyed was 31.5 years, 81% of those surveyed also married, and the rest were single. Based on these criteria, it was found that, 43 (75.4%) of employees, suffered from some degree of depression, and, only 14 (24.6%) did not suffer from depression. Conclusion: The study showed that a high percentage of staffs suffered from depression which indicated the importance of health facilities. © 2017 Annals of Tropical Medicine and Public Health | Published by Wolters Kluwer-Medknow.

Item Type: Article
Keywords: cross-sectional study; data analysis software; female; General Health Questionnaire; health care facility; hospital personnel; human; major clinical study; male; married person; public health; questionnaire; rest
Page Range: pp. 963-965
Journal or Publication Title: Annals of Tropical Medicine and Public Health
Volume: 10
Number: 4
Publisher: Medknow Publications
Identification Number: 10.4103/ATMPH.ATMPH₂₆₆₁₇
ISSN: 17556783
Depositing User: مهندس مهدی شریفی
URI: http://eprints.muk.ac.ir/id/eprint/218

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