Journal of Environmental and Public Health / 2018 / Article / Tab 2

Research Article

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

Table 2

Job characteristics and level of workplace stress among health-care professionals in Felege-Hiwot Referral Hospital, Bahir Dar, Northwest Ethiopia, 2015.

Job characteristicsOverall Stressed
Yes No

Workload
 40 hr/week55 (27.8)28 (50.9)27 (49.1)
 41–50 hr/week58 (29.3)51 (87.9)7 (12.1)
 >50 hr/week85 (42.9)56 (65.9)29 (34.1)
Working in night shift
 All the time14 (7.1)10 (71.4)4 (28.6)
 Sometimes157 (79.3)114 (72.6)43 (27.4)
 Not at all27 (13.6)11 (40.7)16 (59.3)
Working on weekends
 All the time26 (13.1)20 (76.9)6 (23.1)
 Sometimes149 (75.3)105 (70.5)44 (29.5)
 Not at all23 (11.6)10 (43.5)13 (56.5)
Working on night/weekend call duties in addition to daily work
 All the time13 (6.6)10 (76.9)3 (23.1)
 Sometimes108 (54.5)74 (68.5)34 (31.5)
 Not at all77 (38.9)51 (66.2)26 (33.8)
Getting free time compensation
 All the time8 (4.0)5 (62.5)3 (37.5)
 Sometimes96 (48.5)70 (72.9)26 (27.1)
 Not at all94 (47.5)60 (63.8)34 (36.2)
Demand conflict on time
 All the time27 (13.6)21 (77.8)6 (22.2)
 Sometimes120 (60.6)84 (70.0)36 (30.0)
 Not at all51 (25.8)30 (58.8)21 (41.2)
Workplace offer support for stress relief
 All the time13 (6.6)12 (92.3)1 (7.7)
 Sometimes48 (24.2)33 (68.8)15 (31.2)
 Not at all137 (69.2)90 (65.7)47 (34.3)
Believe that there is inadequate staffing to do the job properly
 Yes156 (78.8)108 (69.2)48 (30.8)
 No42 (21.2)27 (64.3)15 (35.7)
Spend enough time with family
 No164 (82.2)119 (72.6)45 (27.4)
 Yes34 (17.2)16 (47.1)18 (52.9)
Having close friends/family in workplace
 No73 (36.9)53 (72.6)20 (27.4)
 Yes125 (63.1)82 (65.6)43 (34.4)
Workplace provide extracurricular activities that would decreased stress level
 No152 (76.8)101 (66.4)51 (33.6)
 Yes46 (23.2)34 (73.9)12 (26.1)
Know whom to approach when stressed
 No94 (47.5)69 (73.4)25 (26.6)
 Yes104 (52.5)66 (63.5)38 (36.5)

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