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Research Article

Workload Determines Workplace Stress among Health Professionals Working in Felege-Hiwot Referral Hospital, Bahir Dar, Northwest Ethiopia

Table 1

Sociodemographic variables and stress levels among health-care professionals in Felege-Hiwot Referral Hospital, Bahir Dar, Northwest, Ethiopia, 2015.

VariableOverall Stressed
Yes No

Sex
 Male109 (55.1)74 (67.9)35 (32.1)
 Female89 (44.9)61 (68.5)28 (31.5)
Age
 ≤2529 (14.6)21 (72.4)8 (27.6)
 26–3097 (49)67 (69.1)30 (30.9)
 31–3530 (15.2)15 (50.0)15 (50.0)
 36–4021 (10.6)17 (81.0)4 (19.0)
 41–4511 (5.6)9 (81.8)2 (18.2)
 ≥4610 (5.1)6 (60.0)4 (40.0)
Marital status
 Married111 (56.1)76 (68.5)35 (31.5)
 Divorced5 (2.5)4 (80.0)1 (20.0)
 Single82 (41.4)55 (67.1)27 (32.9)
Job
 Physician45 (22.7)15 (33.3)30 (66.7)
 Nurse/midwifery/anaesthetist/radiographer114 (57.6)93 (81.6)21 (18.4)
 Others39 (19.7)27 (69.2)12 (30.8)
Educational level
 Diploma55 (27.8)49 (89.1)6 (10.9)
 Bachelor’s degree89 (44.9)67 (75.3)22 (24.7)
 Doctorate degree39 (19.7)11 (28.2)28 (71.8)
 Master’s degree11 (5.6)6 (54.5)5 (45.5)
 Postdoctoral degree4 (2)2 (50.0)2 (50.0)
Religion
 Orthodox tewahedo171 (86.4)117 (68.4)54 (31.6)
 Muslim15 (7.6)9 (60.0)6 (40.0)
 Protestant12 (6.1)9 (75.0)3 (25.0)

Working unit
Outpatient department
 Surgical OPD28 (14.1)16 (57.1)12 (42.9)
 Psychiatrics OPD3 (1.5)1 (33.3)2 (66.7)
 Obstetrics and gynecology OPD12 (6.1)7 (58.3)5 (41.7)
 Pediatrics OPD7 (3.5)4 (57.1)3 (42.9)
 Accident and casualty department7 (3.5)5 (71.4)2 (28.6)
 Medical OPD37 (18.7)23 (62.2)14 (37.8)
Inpatient department
 Surgical ward30 (15.2)19 (63.3)11 (36.7)
 Medical ward21 (10.6)12 (57.1)9 (42.9)
 OR17 (8.6)11 (64.7)6 (35.3)
 Psychiatry ward2 (1)1 (50.0)1 (50.0)
 Obstetrics and gynecology ward25 (12.6)17 (68.0)8 (32.0)
 Pediatrics ward6 (3)5 (83.3)1 (16.7)
 ICU5 (2.5)3 (60.0)2 (40.0)
 Other6 (3)4 (66.7)2 (33.3)
Work experience
 1–7 years117 (59.1)79 (67.5)38 (32.5)
 8–14 years53 (26.8)34 (64.2)19 (35.8)
 15–21 years14 (7.1)13 (92.9)1 (7.1)
 22–28 years9 (4.5)6 (66.7)3 (33.3)
 28–35 years5 (2.5)3 (60.0)2 (40.0)
Monthly income
 <5000 birr137 (69.2)121 (88.3)16 (11.7)
 5000–10000 birr54 (27.3)12 (22.2)42 (77.8)
 >10000 birr7 (3.5)2 (28.6)5 (71.4)

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