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Author Khodabakhsh, Mohammad Reza ♦ Kiani, Fariba
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Content type Text
Publisher Kermanshah University of Medical Sciences and Health Services
File Format HTM / HTML
Date Created 2016-08-21
Copyright Year ©2013
Language English
Subject Domain (in LCC) R
Subject Keyword Safety consciousness ♦ Medicine ♦ Job self-efficacy ♦ Physical and psychological disorder
Abstract Background: The aim of this study was to determine the predictive power of physical and psychological disorders by occupational self-efficacy and safety consciousness among the staff. Methods: This research is a correlation study, in which 189 individuals of Isfahan Steel Company in 2011 and 2012 were selected based on the stratified random sampling method. The data were collected using questionnaire, containing questions regarding demographic characteristics, safety consciousness, occupational self-efficacy, and physical and psychological disorders. Later the data were analyzed using Pearson correlation coefficient and Multivariate regression analysis. Results: The results showed that both safety consciousness and occupational self-efficacy were significantly related to physical and psychological disorders (p<0.01). Multivariate regression analysis indicated that safety consciousness variable significantly predicted respectively, 9% and 17% of the variance of physical and psychological disorders (p<0.05). Also, occupational self-efficacy variable significantly predicted respectively, 21% and 12% of the variance of physical and psychological disorders (p<0.05). Conclusion: These results emphasize the importance of psychological variables in order to predict reporting physical and psychological disorders among workers.
ISSN 22519076
Age Range 18 to 22 years ♦ above 22 year
Educational Use Research
Education Level UG and PG ♦ Career/Technical Study
Learning Resource Type Article
Publisher Date 2013-12-01
e-ISSN 22519068
Journal Journal of Kermanshah University of Medical Sciences
Volume Number 17
Issue Number 9
Page Count 10
Starting Page 590
Ending Page 599


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