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dc.contributor.authorGreeff, Minrieen_US
dc.contributor.authorChirwa, Maureen L
dc.contributor.authorKohi, Thecla W
dc.contributor.authorNaidoo, Joanne R
dc.contributor.authorMakoae, Lucy N
dc.contributor.authorDlamini, Priscilla S
dc.contributor.authorKaszubski, Christopher
dc.contributor.authorCuca, Yvette P
dc.contributor.authorUys, Leana R
dc.contributor.authorHolzermer, William L
dc.identifier.citationGREEFF, M., CHIRWA, M.L., KOHI, T.W., NAIDOO, J.R., MAKOAE, L.N., DLAMINI, P.S., KASZUBSKI, C., CUCA, Y.P., UYS, L.R. & HOLZERMER, W.L. 2009. HIV Stigma and Nurse Job Satisfaction in Five African Countries. Janac-Journal of the Association of Nurses in AIDS Care, 20(1):14-21, Feb. []en_US
dc.description.abstractThis study explored the demographic and social factors, including perceived HIV stigma, that influence job satisfaction in nurses from 5 African countries. A cross-sectional survey was conducted of nurses (n = 1,384) caring for patients living with HIV infection in Lesotho, Malawi, South Africa, Swaziland, and Tanzania. Total job satisfaction in this sample was lower than 2 comparable studies in South Africa and the United Kingdom. The Personal Satisfaction subscale was the highest in this sample, as in the other 2. Job satisfaction scores differed significantly among the 5 countries, and these differences were consistent across all subscales. A hierarchical regression showed that mental and physical health, marital status, education level, urban/rural setting, and perceived HIV stigma had significant influence on job satisfaction. Perceived HIV stigma was the strongest predictor of job dissatisfaction. These results provide new areas for intervention strategies that might enhance the work environment for nurses in these countries.
dc.titleHIV Stigma and Nurse Job Satisfaction in Five African Countriesen_US

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