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Year : 2020  |  Volume : 9  |  Issue : 6  |  Page : 2710-2713

Evaluation of job satisfaction of forensic medicine specialists and comparison with job satisfaction of some medical specialists in Tehran


1 Department of Forensic Medicine, Iran University of Medical Science, Tehran, Iran
2 Department of Neurosurgery, Iran University of Medical Science, Tehran, Iran

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Dr. Siamak Soltani
Iran University of Medical Science, Tehran
Iran
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None


DOI: 10.4103/jfmpc.jfmpc_1167_19

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Introduction: Job satisfaction is a main factor to increase efficiency, productivity, and individual satisfaction in the organization. The purpose of this study is to determine the forensic expertise amount of job satisfaction and to compare them with other specialists in different. Materials and Methods: In this cross-sectional study, 150 individuals were included in three groups of specialists including forensic, internal medicine, and pediatric. Data were collected by Brayfield and Rothe Job Satisfaction Questionnaire. SPSS software version 23 was used for statistical analysis. Results: High levels of job satisfaction among forensic professionals were higher than low job satisfaction, but the same was true for the other two groups. In this study, job satisfaction status in the three groups of specialists was not significantly correlated with their type of expertise (P = 0.19). There was no significant relationship between job satisfaction and gender (P = 0.19). In addition, the mean age of the specialists with low and high job satisfaction was not significantly different (P = 0.99). In this study, although the mean of work experience in professionals with high job satisfaction was higher than those with low job satisfaction, this difference was not significant (P = 0.23). Conclusion: The results of this study showed that job satisfaction was high among forensic medical professionals and was not significantly different from other specialist groups including pediatric and internal medicine. In addition, job satisfaction was not significantly different in terms of age, gender, and work experience.


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