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Panahi R, Kazemi S S, Rafighi M. Quality of L ife of a sample of Service Staff in Hospital in Tehran, Iran. IJMPP 2020; 5 (3) :380-386
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1- Ph.D graduated from Health Education and Promotion, Faculty of MedicalSciences, Tarbiat Modares University,Tehran, Iran. , peimanpanahi63@yahoo.com
2- Department of Education and Human Resources Development, Mazandaran University of Medical Sciences, Sari, Iran.
3- Health Network, Disease Unit, Mazandaran University of Medical Sciences,Chaloos, Iran.
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Aims: Service staff workers are important forces in hospitals.Hospitals are the best places to provide preventive and promoting health services. Due to the importance of Quality QOLLife (QOL)and the impact of Low Back Pain (LBP) on the QOLQOL of this target group, this study was conducted to assess the QOL and behaviors related to low back health among service staff at Shariati Hospital, Tehran, Iran.
Method and Instruments: In this cross-sectional descriptive study, 30 service staff workers were selected through simple random sampling. To evaluate the QOL and behavioral variables of individual , a demographic questionnaire, and the Short-Form Health Survey (SF-36) were used. To analyze the data, descriptive statistics were used.
Findings: In all 30 subjects in cluding 9 male (30%) and 21 female (70%)were studied. Of all participants, 10% (n=25) were single, and 83% (n= 25).were married. The results showed that service staff workers sometimes engage in back health-related behaviors. The mean scores of the dimensions of QOLQOL were as follows: Physical F±unctioning 69.66 ±27.9, Role Physical 75 ±32.8, Bodily Pain 60.16 ±24.0, General Health 58.43 ±19.9, Vitality 61.66±19.4, Social Functioning 64.16 ±26.4, Role Emotional 73.33 ±35.4 and Mental Health 65.06 ±19.25.
Conclusion: Despite doing health-related behaviors and moderate QOLQOL, designing proper educational interventions to improving the behaviors related-low back health and QOLQOL is strongly recommended.
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Article Type: Original Research | Subject: Occupational Therapy
Received: 2020/10/24 | Accepted: 2020/11/3 | Published: 2020/11/14

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