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Bahrami-Vazir E, Mohammadi A, Faezeh M, Direkvand-Moghadam A, Sharifi N, saeedifar E, et al . PREDICTORS OF JOB STRESS AND ITS RELATIONSHIP WITH CREATIVITY IN MIDWIVES WORKING IN ILAM-IRAN HOSPITALS; A CROSS-SECTIONAL STUDY. ioh 2022; 19 (1) :183-199
URL: http://ioh.iums.ac.ir/article-1-3239-en.html
(*Corresponding author) Ph.D. Student in Reproductive Health, Department of Midwifery and Reproductive Health, Faculty of Nursing and Midwifery, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Islamic Republic of Iran , ghelichkhani_f@yahoo.com
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Background and aims: Job stress is one of the most common occupational diseases, significant effect on quality of the service care and creativity which is the core of clinical practice. According to the surveys, the effect of stressful conditions on the creativity needs further study. The present study was conducted to determine, correlation between job stress with creativity and job stress predictors in midwives.
Methods: This cross-sectional study was performed on 114 midwives had been working in teaching and medical hospitals of Ilam-Iran from October to December 2018. Job stress and creativity was assessed using the job stress HSE and CT questionnaires. Pearson correlation test was used investigated the relationships between job stress and creativity, General linear model was used to determine job stress predictors. Data analysis was performed with SPSS software version 21.
Results: The most of the midwives (62.3%) were under a low level of job stress and 35% had no job stress. Mean total score of job stress was 3.3 ± 0.5 from the attainable score of 1-5. Mean  creativity was 131.5 ± 14.7 from the attainable score of 60-180. Job stress and sub domains were not associated with creativity. Having Low level of education (B=0.5, CI 95%= 0.1 to 0.9, P= 0.014) and having hospital work satisfaction (B=0.2, CI 95%= 0.05 to 0.4, P= 0.010) indicated as job stress predictors.
Conclusion: Due to the low levels of job stress and the high level of creativity, hospital managers can use these factors with employment satisfaction in the hospital to provide quality clinical services.
[1] Health and Safety Executive
[2] Abedi Creativity Test
Article number: 12
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Type of Study: Research | Subject: Job Stress
Received: 2021/05/8 | Accepted: 2022/02/19 | Published: 2022/03/21

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