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Table 5 Relationship between Socio-demographic Variables and Illnesses and Job Stress among the HSPHTS

From: Investigating prevalence job stress and illness among hospital staff providing health tourism services (HSPHTS) in Iran

Variable Illness Pvalue Stress Pvalue
N (%)   N (%)  
Gender
 Male 349 (64) < 0.05 300 (71) < 0.05
 Female 197 (36) 122 (29)
Age
 30 years old or younger 267 (49) > 0.05 224 (53) < 0.05
 Above 30 years old 279 (51) 198 (47)
Type of Job
 Nursing 158 (29) < 0.05 118 (28) < 0.05
 Cleaner worker 169 (31) 84 (20)
 Office worker 66 (12) 80 (19)
 Paramedical 82 (15) 68 (16)
 Medical 71 (13) 72 (17)
Academic Year
 Primary education 207 (38) < 0.05 186 (44) < 0.05
 Secondary education 218 (40) 139 (33)
 College or university 120 (22) 97 (23)
Smoking Behavior & Alcohol Use
 Never 180 (33) < 0.05 165 (39) < 0.05
 Ever 366 (67) 257 (61)
Health Advice
 Yes 158 (29) < 0.05 114 (27) < 0.05
 No 333 (61) 308 (73)