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Year : 2015  |  Volume : 1  |  Issue : 3  |  Page : 77-80

The relationship between sonic nuisance and self-efficacy among nurses in Behbahan

1 Department of Public Health, Behbahan Faculty of Medical Sciences, Behbahan, Iran
2 Department of Health Education, Faculty of Health, Qom University of Medical Sciences, Qom, Iran
3 Department of Midwifery, Faculty of Nursing and Midwifery, University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
4 Department of Clinical Research Development, Kashani Hospital, Shahrekord University of Medical Sciences, Shahrekord, Iran

Correspondence Address:
Maedeh Majlesi
Department of Midwifery, Faculty of Nursing and Midwifery, Iran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None

DOI: 10.4103/2468-6565.190973

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Background: Sound integral component of human life, but it seems the development of technology, sound in the hospital environment increased beyond the level of international standards. Voice Above Limit, the negative effects on the health of employee will have and it can affect the quality of service and efficiency. This study aimed to 'determine the relationship between Sonic Nuisance and self-efficacy among nurses in Behbaha' was performed in 2014. Methods: In this cross-sectional study, the population of nurses in PA and on the basis of a sample of 151 nurses were randomly classified using the proportional allocation of the 3 hospitals were enrolled. Data collection tools of self-efficacy questionnaire Sherer and questionnaires Sonic Nuisance that level of personal sensitivity to noise was the sound measures. Data Software SPSS (IBM.com/software/analytics/spss) 16 using analysis of variance, correlation coefficient Pearson analysis and P< 0/05 was considered significant. Results: 25/8% male nurses and 74/2% were female. The mean score of self-efficacy was 60/89 ± 6/58, and the mean sensitivity to sound and Sonic Nuisance of the 63/7 ± 22/98 and 56/52 ± 22/68, respectively. Between self-efficacy and sensitivity to sound (P = 0/005, r = −0/22), and Sonic Nuisance (P = 0/001, r = 2212–0/22) had a significant negative relationship. Conclusions: This study showed that with increased sensitivity and Sonic Nuisance, reduced self-efficacy nurses. Therefore, strategies to reduce noise pollution in hospitals seem to be a step towards creating a healthier work environment and increase the self-efficacy of our nurses.

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