Volume 11, Number 4 (3-2014)                   sjsph 2014, 11(4): 95-112 | Back to browse issues page


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Kiani F, Khodabakhsh M R. Perceived support from organization, supervisor and coworkers as the predictors of health outcomes in workers. sjsph. 2014; 11 (4) :95-112
URL: http://sjsph.tums.ac.ir/article-1-5075-en.html

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Background and Aim: Occupational injuries are of the most important factors of fatal and disabling of thousand individuals in workplace. Therefore, cognizing the influencing factors on occupational injuries is very important. The purpose of this study was to determine the predicted power of health outcomes in workers by perceived support from organization, supervisor and coworkers. Materials and Methods: The current research is the kind of correlation studies. Sample consisting of 189 employees in Isfahan Steel Company in 2012 was selected according to the stratified random sampling method and responded questionnaires about demography characteristics perceived support from organization, supervisor and coworkers incident reporting rate and its dimensions (physical symptoms, psychological symptoms and accident). Data was analyzed using of Pearson correlation coefficient and MANOVA. Results: The results showed that perceived organizational support significantly predicted almost 9%, 8% and 14% of variables variances of incident reporting rate and its two dimensions that is physical symptoms and psychological symptoms (p<0.01).Also, perceived supervisor support significantly predicted almost 11% of psychological symptoms variance and perceived supervisor support significantly predicted almost 5% of physical symptoms variance (p<0.05). It wasn’t significantly observed relationship between the dimension of accident and perceived support from organization, supervisor and coworker (p>0.05). Conclusion: The research results maintained the importance of psycho-social variables in predicting health outcomes in workers.
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Type of Study: Research | Subject: Public Health
Received: 2014/03/18 | Accepted: 2014/03/18 | Published: 2014/03/18

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