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To determinate stress and job satisfaction in health-care and educational administrative jobs in Ahvaz city, Iran.

Maryam Nikbin, Poorandokht Afshari*, Shahnaz Najar, Mohammad Hossain Haghighizadeh


We aimed to determine job stress and job satisfaction between two groups of administrative-educational and health-care jobs. It was a cross-sectional study which has done on 274 women that 137 of them were employees of government agencies and offices and the rest of them (137 people) were teachers of all educational levels. Data collecting tool was a three-part questionnaire including a- personal characteristics; b- job satisfaction questionnaire; c- job stress questionnaire.Data were entered into the SPSS (version 21) software and analyzed using descriptive and analytical statistical tests such as t-test. A significant level was considered less than 0.05. Finding of this study has show that the total score of job satisfaction and all its dimensions except the supervisor, based on the jobs, have a significant difference and given to this issue that the mean and standard deviation of the total score of job satisfaction and all its dimensions except the supervisor in the administrative-educational jobs are more than the mean and standard deviation of the total score of job satisfaction and all its dimensions except the supervisor in the health-care jobs so we can say that people in health-care jobs have less satisfaction. low job satisfaction in health-care jobs, should be provided in a way that a balance can be kept between performing job duties and family duties and job security hereby we observe the improving the productivity level and servicing among staff in different educational-administrative and health-care areas. 


Stress; Job Satisfaction; Health-Care; Ahvaz

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