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Ansari H, Noroozi M, Rezaei F, Barkhordar N. Assessment of Sleep Pattern among Hospitals’ Nurses of Zahedan University of Medical Sciences in 2011. JRUMS. 2015; 13 (11) :1021-1032
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Assessment of Sleep Pattern among Hospitals’ Nurses of Zahedan University of Medical Sciences in 2011

H. Ansari[1], M. Norozi[2], F. Rezaei[3], N. Barkhordar[4]

Received: 17/06/2014      Sent for Revision: 13/08/2014      Received Revised Manuscript: 18/10/2014     Accepted: 23/10/2014

Background and Objective: There is significant  relationship between sleep quality and quality of the duty services among nurses. Since the nurses are the most prominent groups in providing health care for patients, so they should enjoy themselves high quality of life and sleep. The purpose of this study is to assess the sleep pattern and related factors among  hospitals’ nurses of Zahedan University of Medical Sciences.

Materials and Methods: This cross-sectional study was carried out on 300 individuals got a bachelor's degree in nursing that have been employed in hospitals of Zahedan University of Medical Sciences. The data were collected using unstructured information form, Pittsburgh sleep quality index and Epworth sleepiness scale. Data  analysis was done with descriptive and t-independent, ANOVA, Pearson correlation  and logistic Regression test.

Results: About 22.1 % of the participants  were men. Mean  and standard deviation of age and history of job were 31.63±6.61 and 7.55±6.79, respectively. This study showed that the sleep quality were suitable in only 51(17%) nurses. However, only 32.6% of nurses had sleepiness. The quality of life were high among only 32(10.7%) of nurses. In univariate analysis, the sleep quality was related with the sex, age, monthly income, marital status, working shift pattern, history of work error and type of insurance and the sleepiness was related to marital status and history of work error (p<0.05).Multiple logistic regression showed that only marital status, age and working shift pattern affect both sleep quality and sleepiness.

Conclusion: Findings showed that sleep quality is not suitable among nurses. Regarding the importance of sleep quality among nurses, it is recommended, recruiting more nurses and reducing the duration of working shift and increasing the number of  nurses in  each working shift.

Key words: Sleep pattern, Nurses, sleep quality

Funding: This research was funded by Research Committee of Zahedan University of Medical Sciences.

Conflict of interest: None declared.

Ethical approval: The Ethics Committee of Zahedan University of Medical Sciences approved the study.

How to cite this article: Ansari H, Norozi M, Rezaei F, Barkhordar N. Assessment of Sleep Pattern among Hospitals’ Nurses of Zahedan University of Medical Sciences in 2011. J RafsanjanUniv Med Sci 2015; 13(11): 1021-32. [Farsi]

 

[1] -Assistant Prof., Dept. of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Health Promotion Research Center, Zahedan University of Medical Sciences, Zahedan, Iran

[2] - Assistant Prof., Dept. of Epidemiology, Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran

[3] - MSc in Epidemiology, Dept. of Social Medicine, Medical School, Jahrom University of Medical Sciences, Jahrom, Iran

     (Corresponding Author) Tel: (071) 54340405, Fax: (071) 54340405, Email:Frezaeik@yahoo.com

[4] - BSc Mental Health, Kermanshah Univercity 0f Medical Science, Kermanshah, Iran

Type of Study: Research | Subject: Statistics& Epidemiology
Received: 2014/06/29 | Accepted: 2015/03/7 | Published: 2015/03/7

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