A new method to promote the quality of life based on spiritual wellbeing in health care workers: A predictive model

SArash Ackabery, Sepideh Arab Khazaei, Sahar Arab Khazaei, Zohreh Naderi, Abdolghader Assarroudi, Houman Kamranian, Mohsen Yaghubi

Abstract


Background: Promotion in quality of life is an important goal of health care systems. Spiritual health can be improved by harmonizing various aspects of life and improvement of mental health and adjustment. This study was designed to provide a new method to enhance the quality of life based on spiritual health in health care as a predictive model.

Methods: This was a correlation predictive study that carried out on 84 health personnel in all health centers in Bojnurd. Data was collected through interview and questionnaire based on quality of life (SF 36) and spiritual wellbeing (SWBS). Data were analyzed by Chi-square, Fisher exact test, Pearson correlation, multiple regression analysis (stepwise method) and logistic regression, in software 22 SPSS. P<0.05 was considered as the level of significance.

Results: The mean age of the participants’ were 33.48 ± 8.12 and also 69.7% were females. Mean score for the spiritual health, and quality of life was 79.7 ±11.5 and 71.2± 15.9 respectively. There was not significant different between men and women. There was a positive significant correlation between quality of life and spiritual; health (p=0.02, r=0.377). By using stepwise regression analysis, the variables of gender and spiritual health could predict quality of life.

Conclusion: Health cares’ gender and also their spiritual health score can predict their quality of life. 


Keywords


Quality of life, Spiritual Health, Health care, Predictive model.

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