Document Type : Original Research Article


1 Phd candidate of gerontology, shahid sadoughi university of medical sciences, Yazd, Iran

2 Assistant Professor of Prevention and Control of Nosocomial Infection, Infectious Diseases Research Center, Shahid Sadoughi University of Medical Sciences, Yazd, Iran

3 Medical Doctor, Islamic Azad University, Yazd Branch, Yazd, Iran



Health-care workers are one of the most at-risk groups in Covid-19 pandemic. The aim of this 
study was to investigate the pattern of Covid-19 among hospital employees. Among the 
participants there were 58 % nurses, 12 % physicians, 26 % other wards paraclinical and 4 % 
service personnel. In terms of educational qualifications, 2 %, 8 %, 68 %, 12 % and 10 % had 
diploma, associate degree, bachelor's degree, master's degree and above, respectively. The type of 
ward and the number of working hours of hospital staff as well as poor hand washing increase the 
incidence of Covid-19. However, no significant relationship was found between the time interval 
between contact and infection, knowledge of the use of precautions, how to get infected, the precrisis workplace ward of Covid-19 and the shifts of employees with Covid-19 disease


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