Sleep quality and job satisfaction of Turkish nurses


NURSING OUTLOOK, vol.56, no.6, pp.298-307, 2008 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Review
  • Volume: 56 Issue: 6
  • Publication Date: 2008
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.outlook.2008.03.009
  • Title of Journal : NURSING OUTLOOK
  • Page Numbers: pp.298-307


This research was conducted as a descriptive study for the purpose of examining nurses' sleep quality, job satisfaction, and the relationship between them. The research population was comprised of nurses who work at inonu University Turgut Ozal Medical Center (Turkey) and the research was conducted with a total of 418 nurses. A Personal Information Form, developed by the researchers based on information in the literature, and the Pittsburgh Sleep Quality Index (PSQI) and Short Form Minnesota Satisfaction Questionnaire (MSQ), which have been adapted for Turkish and had validity and reliability studies conducted, were used for data collection in the research. For data analysis, frequency distribution, arithmetic mean, variance analysis (One-Way ANOVA), Tukey test, and Independent Samples t test were used.