The Corelation of Anxiety Levels with Shift Work Inpatient Installasion Nurses Working in Shift and Non-shift in Dr. H. Abdul Moeloek Public Hospital in Bandar Lampung

Widya Handayani, Fitria Saftarina, Risal Wintoko


Working in shift is an effective and efficient strategic step to improve productivity of an organization. However, the application may cause problems, one of them is health problem. Health problem raises because of body circadian rhythm caused by adaptation process the workers should experience. The objective of this research was to find out the corerlation of anxiety levels with shift work inpatient installation nurses working in shift and non-shift. This was an analytic and correlative research with Cross Sectional approach. Population was all nurses working in inpatient installation of Dr. H. Abdul Moeloek public hospital in Bandar Lampung. Samples were 154 respondents. The respondent’s anxiety level was measured with Zung Self-rating Anxiety Scale (SAS). The results showed that from 100 nurses working in shift, 32 experienced anxiety, and from 54 nurses in non-shift working, 7 experienced anxiety. The chi square analysis derived   p = 0.01 (p< 0.05) indicating that there was an anxiety level corelation with shift work.


Keywords : Anxiety level, circadian rhythm , working in shift, Zung Self-rating Anxiety Scale (SAS)

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