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Year : 2017  |  Volume : 3  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 115-120

Prediction of employee's general health by occupational and organizational factors in Social Security Organization in city of Isfahan


Department of Psychology, University of Isfahan, Educational Sciences and Psychology Faculty, Isfahan, Iran

Correspondence Address:
Farzaneh Dabbashi
University of Isfahan, Educational Sciences and Psychology Faculty, Psychology Group, Isfahan
Iran
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None


DOI: 10.4103/2395-2296.179064

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Aim: The aim of this study was a prediction of employee's general health by occupational and organizational factors in Social Security Organization in the city of Isfahan. Methods: The design of research was correlational, and statistical population consisted a total of employees of five major branches of Social Security Organization in the city of Isfahan in the year 2014. The sample was selected by applying stratified random sampling and consisted 210 people. Used tools of the research were general health questionnaire (Goldberg, 1972), burnout questionnaire (Maslach and Jackson, 1981), perceived organizational support questionnaire (Rhoades and Eisenberger, 2002), and job stress questionnaire (Parker and Decotiis, 1983). The data analyzed by Pearson coefficient and stepwise regression analysis. Results: The results showed general health had negative significance relationships with job stress and burnout (P < 0.01) and positive significance relationship with perceived organizational support (P < 0.01). In addition, the results of regression analysis were shown that respectively job stress, burnout and perceived organizational support can predict 85% of employees general health (P < 0.01). Discussion: Taking the importance of general health of the employees and the results of the study regarding negative relationship with stress and burnout and its positive relationship with perceived organizational support, the organizations authorities can arrange plans to decrease stress and burnout; further, the organizations can pave the way for more health among their employees through supporting them.


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