Evaluation of the association between presenteeism and perceived availability of social support among hospital doctors in Zhejiang, China [post]

Xiaoyu Xi, Qianni Lu, Mengqing Lu, Ailin Xu, Hao Hu, Carolina Oi Lam Ung
2020 unpublished
Objective: This study investigated the association between presenteeism and the perceived availability of social support among hospital doctors in China. Method: A questionnaire was administered by doctors randomly selected from 13 hospital in Hangzhou China using stratified sampling. Logit model was used for data analysis. Results: The overall response rate was 88.16%. Among hospital doctors, for each unit increase of the perceived availability of social support, the prevalence of presenteeism
more » ... nce of presenteeism was decreased by 8.3% (OR=0.91, P=0.000). In particular, if the doctors perceived availability of appraisal support, belonging support and tangible support as sufficient, the act of presenteeism was reduced by 20.2% (OR=0.806, P=0.000) 20.4% (OR=0.803, P=0.000) and 21.0% (OR=0.799, P=0.000) respectively with statistical differences. Conclusion: In China, appraisal support, belonging support and tangible support, compared to other social support, had a stronger negative correlation with presenteeism among hospital doctors. The benefits of social support in alleviating doctors' presenteeism warrant further investigation.
doi:10.21203/rs.3.rs-18379/v1 fatcat:hm5skx3lzjfyjinuvdxvx4c3py