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A Study of nurses' working stress, child-rearing stress and parenting attitude

간호사의 업무스트레스와 양육스트레스 및 양육태도에 관한 연구

  • Oh, Jaewoo (Dept. of Nursing, Chungbuk Health & Science University) ;
  • Moon, Young-Sook (Dept. of Nursing, Konynag University) ;
  • Park, Insook (Dept. of Nursing, Chungnam National University)
  • 오재우 (충북보건과학대학교 간호과) ;
  • 문영숙 (건양대학교 간호학과) ;
  • 박인숙 (충남대학교 간호대학)
  • Received : 2013.07.18
  • Accepted : 2013.10.20
  • Published : 2013.10.28

Abstract

The purpose of this study was to describe working stress, child-rearing stress and parenting attitude of nurses who have preschool children. Methods: Data were collected by questionnaires from 136 nurses in three university hospital in 2011, and analyzed by the SPSS 12.0 program. Results: Nurses scored 3.48 points on average in working stress, 2.47 points in child-rearing stress, 3.61 points in parenting attitude. According to analysis on working stress depending on general demographic characteristics showed significant differences in workplace, monthly weekend duty frequency and in child-rearing stress depending on husband's age, wife's age, total income, marital period, satisfaction at relationship with husband, working career, number of children, and a person who cares for their children. According to parenting attitude depending on general demographic characteristics showed significant differences in working condition, marital period, position, working conditions, marital period, workplace, monthly weekend duty frequency. Correlations among nurses' working stress, child-rearing stress and parenting attitude, nurses' working stress had significantly correlations with parenting stress. Conclusion: Results of the study provides data on nursing interventions to relieve nurses from their working stress and child-rearing stress and to promote favorable child parenting attitude.

Keywords

Nurse;Stress;Work;Child Rearing;Attitude