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Prevalence and determinant of insomnia among family physician and nurses working in primary health care center of ministry of health in Jeddah in 2018, Cross sectional study


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Author Details : May Alomairy*

Volume : 5, Issue : 1, Year : 2019

Article Page : 38-47


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Abstract

Introduction: Insomnia as lack of sleep or poor sleep quality affects psychological and physiological health among Health Care Personnel (HCP) primarily physicians and nurses that pose a threat on the quality of services their giving and safety to deal with patients.
Aim of the Study: To evaluate the prevalence of insomnia among physician and nurses working in Primary Health Care (PHC) centers of the Ministry of Health in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia as well as to increased insomnia awareness on its risk factors.
Materials and Methods: A cross-sectional study involving 144 physicians and nurses from 8 PHC centers in Jeddah. Self-administered questionnaire was used for data collection.
Results: Participants has average age of 35.06 ± 6.0, years of professional practice was 11.03 ± 6.7 (N=143). Insomnia prevalence among physicians and nurses working in PHC centers in Jeddah was 29.2%. In this study, insomnia or poor sleep quality was found significantly associated to demographic characteristics such as years in practice and presence of a child pre-existing health and metal conditions such as to emotional stress, chronic disease, bad moods and loss of interest in things interested before. Prediction models showed risk factors such as emotional stress, chronic disease, bad moods and years in practice were the most significant contributors to insomnia or poor sleep quality among participants.

Conclusions: Among these risk factors, emotional stressor, chronic disease, bad moods and years in practice were the most effective contributors to insomnia.

Keywords: Prevalence, Determinants, Insomnia, Primary health care center, Physicians, Nurses.

Doi : 10.18231/j.jpmhh.2019.007

How to cite : Alomairy M, Prevalence and determinant of insomnia among family physician and nurses working in primary health care center of ministry of health in Jeddah in 2018, Cross sectional study. J Prev Med Holist Health 2019;5(1):38-47

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