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Seyedeh Zahra Masoumi, Khadijeh Mirzaiinajmabadi , Fatemeh Shobeiri, Batool Khodakarami, Ali Montazeri. Quality of life among midwives working in Hospitals, in Hamedan, Iran. Payesh. 2013; 12 (3) :283-288
1- Mother and Child Care Research center, Hamadan University of Medical sciences, Hamadan, Iran
2- Department of midwifery, Mashhad University of Medical Sciences, Mashhad, Iran
3- Department of midwifery, Hamadan University of Medical Sciences, Hamadan, Iran
4- Mental Health Research Group, Health Metrics Research Center, Iranian Institute for Health Sciences Research, ACECR, Tehran, Iran
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Objective (s): To determine quality of life among midwives in different wards in hospitals in Hamdan, Iran.
Methods: This was a descriptive study. Research community included all midwives working in maternity and midwifery departments in Fatemiyeh hospital (state), Bu-Ali Hospital (Private) and Atieh Hospital (affiliated to the Social Security Organization). The short form health survey (SF-36) was used to measure health-related quality of life.
Results: The results indicated that midwives working in obstetrics wards had a better health-related quality of life in all domains as measured by the SF-36.
Conclusion: The findings suggest that working in environments that are more related to educational backgrounds of midwives might improve health-related quality of life in this population.
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type of study: Research | Subject: Medical
Accepted: 2012/05/16 | ePublished ahead of print: 2013/05/7 | Published: 2013/05/15

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