International Journal of Musculoskeletal Pain prevention Socio-Demographic Characteristics and Quality of Life of Nurses suffering from Chronic Non-specific Low Back Pain

Marjanghassemi, Sedigheh Sadat Tavafian, Alireza Heydarnia
2016 International Journal of Musculoskeletal Pain prevention   unpublished
Socio demographic characteristics of nurses who work in hospitals may impact on their quality of life. This study aimed to assess the relationship between quality of life of nursing staff with chronic nonspecific low back and their socio demographic characteristics. Results: Totally 119 nurses including 93 female (78.1%) were participated in the study. The study showed that there was a significant relationship between age and physical function (P < 0.0001). Also there was significant
more » ... nificant relationship between income and physical role (P < 0.0001) as well as bodily pain (P = 0.015), mental health (P = 0.015), and social function (P = 0.03. (Conclusions: The socio demographic characteristics of nurses could be considered while their QOL are assessed.