Document Type : Original Research Article

Authors

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

4 MD, Nano-Biotech Foresight Company Biotechnology Campus, Yazd Stem Cells and Regenerative Medicine Institute, Yazd, Iran

10.22034/hbb.2023.357655.1041

Abstract

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. This study was case control. Study data were analyzed using SPSS software. 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 pre-crisis workplace ward of Covid-19 and the shifts of employees with Covid-19 disease.

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