Investigation of COVID-19 Perceived Risk in Public Hospital Workers in Turkey.

Affiliation

Özkan O(1), Özmen S(2), Özer Ö(1), Erçoban N(3).
Author information:
(1)Faculty of Gulhane Health Sciences, Department of Healthcare Management, University of Health Sciences Turkey, Ankara, Turkey.
(2)Faculty of Economics and Administrative Sciences, Department of Healthcare Management, Burdur Mehmet Akif Ersoy University, Burdur, Turkey.
(3)Burdur Public Hospital, Burdur, Turkey.

Abstract

The aim of this study is to determine the COVID-19 risk perceptions of the personnel working in a public hospital. The research was carried out by performing a survey on 573 people working in a public hospital in Turkey. In the study, a statistically significant difference was identified between the cognitive dimension and the variables of age, marital status, educational level, duty in the hospital, total working time in the health sector, and the current unit. In the emotional dimension, statistically significant differences were determined based on the following variables: gender, marital status, educational level, and duty in the hospital.