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Article Number - 4610CD13999


Vol.2(2), pp. 018-022 , April 2010

ISSN: 2141-2286



Full Length Research Paper

Predictors of burnout among community health personnel of primary care units in the Northern region of Thailand





1Faculty of Public Health, Naresuan University, Mueang, Phitsanulok 65000, Thailand.

2Sukhothai Provincial Public Health Office, Mueang, Sukhothai 64000, Thailand.


Email: nnoosorn@yahoo.com






 Accepted: 10 March 2010  Published: 30 April 2010

Copyright © 2010 Author(s) retain the copyright of this article.
This article is published under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License 4.0


The objectives of this research study were to study the predictors of burnout relationships between factors that contribute to burnout among health personnel in different Primary Care Units in the lower northern region of Thailand. The population consisted of 490 community health personnel. The questionnaire developed for this study was based on the Maslach Burnout Inventory. The data analysis was done for percentage, mean, standard deviation, Pearson Product Moment Correlation Coefficient and stepwise multiple regression analysis. The results showed that: workload, policy, income, equity, relationship with executives, the days of work overtime per month, relationship with colleagues, relationship with consumer were significant predictors which were accounted for the variance of burnout at 47.8% (F = 19.137, P < 0.001)

 

Key words: Burnout, health personnel, primary care unit.


APA (2010). Predictors of burnout among community health personnel of primary care units in the Northern region of Thailand. Journal of Neuroscience and Behavioral Health, 2(2), 018-022.
Chicago . "Predictors of burnout among community health personnel of primary care units in the Northern region of Thailand." Journal of Neuroscience and Behavioral Health 2, no. 2 (2010): 018-022.
MLA . "Predictors of burnout among community health personnel of primary care units in the Northern region of Thailand." Journal of Neuroscience and Behavioral Health 2.2 (2010): 018-022.
   
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