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Hormozgan University of Medical Sciences, Bandar Abbas, Iran
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Introduction: Stress is a common disease of this century, which is responsible for one-third of diseases and the absence of health care workers. Job and career issues are the most important causes of stress. The aim of this study was to assess job stress and its related factors in operating room personnel residing in Bandar Abbas.
Methods: In this descriptive study, 120 operation room staff of a teaching hospital of Bandar Abbas were recruited by the convenience sampling method, during year 2016. Data was collected by a demographic form and the Job Stress questionnaire and analyzed by descriptive and inferential statistics using the SPSS-18 software. P values of less than 0.05 were considered significant.
Results: Thirty males and 92 females with an average age of 33.31 ± 5.39 years participated in this study. The average score of job stress was 115.07 ± 10.53 and showed that the subjects had moderate job stress. There was no significant relationship between job stress and demographic variables.
Conclusions: Operating room personnel had moderate stress. Regarding the consequences of job stress, it is essential to provide solutions to reduce occupational stress in operating room staff.

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Received: 2017/06/20 | Accepted: 2017/11/13 | Published: 2018/01/31

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