Prevalence and Associated Factors of Job Burnout among Healthcare Workers of Mahasarakham Hospital During the COVID-19 Pandemic
Keywords:Job burnout, Healthcare worker, COVID-19
This study was a cross-sectional descriptive survey to determine the prevalence and associated factors of job burnout among healthcare workers of Mahasarakham Hospital during the COVID-19 pandemic. 390 healthcare workers were recruited by convenience sampling method, between September and November 2021, data were collected by using an online self-administrative questionnaire and the level of burnout was evaluated based on the Maslach Burnout Inventory (MBI) in Thai version. The prevalence of job burnout was 3.3%, and most participants had a low level of emotional exhaustion (EE) (56.9%), a low level of depersonalization (DP) (64.4%), and a high level of reduced personal accomplishment (PA) (49.7%). Multiple logistic regression analysis indicated age, income more than 20,000 baht were significant associated factors with ORadj = 0.87 (95%CI = 0.79-0.95), and 4.95 (95%CI = 1.03-23.70) respectively. Therefore, mental support especially for young person could help improve job burnout.
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