Association Between the Marital Status and Work-Related Quality of Life Among in Health Care Workers

Marital Status and Work-Related Quality of Life


  • Hakim Bibi College of Nursing, Nishtar Medical University, Multan, Pakistan
  • Tahira Shahid College of Nursing, Nishtar Medical University, Multan, Pakistan
  • Kalsoom Nazar College of Nursing, Nishtar Medical University, Multan, Pakistan



Marital Status, PSS, WRQOL, HCWs


Marital status is one of the main Indicator of stress which affects the occupational tasks of healthcare workers in Pakistan. Objective: To find out the relationship among marital status, PSS and WRQoL due to which the occupational tasks in HCWs suffer. Methods: This study was an observational type of cross-sectional survey. 50 HCWs were include between the age of 20-40 who had no comorbid conditions. After taking approval from ERC of RIHS the study was conducted at Rawal Institute of Health Sciences and Holy Family Hospital, Rawalpindi from June 2022 to Jan 30, 2023. Two groups were formulated on the basis of marital status of participants. Single HCWs were included in Group A (n=19) whereas married in group B (n=31). Man, Whitney U test for between groups analysis was carried out to find the relationship among marital status, PSS and WRQoL. Level of significance was <0.05 and CI=95%. Results:  Mean and Standard deviation of age in group A was 29.53 ± 7.28 and in group B it was 30.39 ± 6.09. Man, Whitney U test showed insignificant difference (p>0.05) between PSS and marital status but there was a significant difference (p<0.05) on WRQoL on the basis of marital status. Conclusions: It was concluded that married HCWs had low QoL as compared to single workers. But level of stress was also high in married workers on the basis of percentages.


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DOI: 10.54393/pjhs.v4i03.594
Published: 2023-03-31

How to Cite

Bibi, H. ., Shahid, T., & Nazar, K. . (2023). Association Between the Marital Status and Work-Related Quality of Life Among in Health Care Workers : Marital Status and Work-Related Quality of Life. Pakistan Journal of Health Sciences, 4(03), 171–175.



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