Predictors of self-assessed physical and mental health of Icelandic nurses: results from a national survey.

@article{Sveinsdttir2008PredictorsOS,
  title={Predictors of self-assessed physical and mental health of Icelandic nurses: results from a national survey.},
  author={Herd{\'i}s Sveinsd{\'o}ttir and Holmfridur Kolbrun Gunnarsdottir},
  journal={International journal of nursing studies},
  year={2008},
  volume={45 10},
  pages={1479-89}
}
BACKGROUND Recent health care organizational changes have been associated with stress and musculoskeletal disorders in nurses. However, studies are lacking on what factors are the most important predictors of poor self-assessed health among nurses. OBJECTIVES To describe and identify the self-assessed predictors of physical and mental health of nurses. PARTICIPANTS AND DESIGN A cross-sectional design was used with a sample of 394 nurses, drawn from the registry of the Icelandic Nurses… CONTINUE READING