A COMPARATIVE ANALYSIS TO REVEAL STRESS LEVELS IN POST GRADUATE RESIDENT DOCTORS IN PUBLIC AND PRIVATE HOSPITALS OF LAHORE CITY OF PAKISTAN

Dr Attirish Rao, Dr Ayat Ul Jahra Rao, Dr Yasir
2019 Zenodo  
Objective: To analyze and compare the level of stress of Post-graduate residents in Public and Private sector hospitals. Study Design: A cross-sectional comparative study. Place and Duration: In two major Hospitals of Lahore, Services and Shalamar Hospital for one year period from October 2017 to October 2018. Methodology: A total of 207 doctors were selected with the possibility of unsuitable sampling technique. The main result was a higher stress level of medical or resident apprentices.
more » ... t apprentices. Result: 62.3% of the 207 physicians in the training were under stress. The proportion of stressed women was 66.3%. The majority of PGs experienced high levels of stress with 67.2%. A large proportion of approximately 69.7% of the stressed physicians have low-income. This study was not statistically significant in terms of different socioeconomic and demographic variables including sex, age, specialty, monthly income and university. Conclusion: In both hospitals the stress level of the undergraduate students was high. It was found that there was a high level of stress among the apprentices, but no risk factors showed a significant relationship with stress. We should have to take steps to facilitate future healers understand the stress symptoms and how to deal effectively and safely with them. Key Words: Post-graduate residents, Stress, private and Public sector university.
doi:10.5281/zenodo.3372164 fatcat:r4rxtvghlbewleujowul447nwy