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KOTEKEWIS, Kamille; RIBEIRO, Renata Perfeito; RIBEIRO, Benedita Gonçalves de Assis  and  MARTINS, Julia Trevisan. Chronic Noncommunicable Diseases and the Stress of Nursing Workers in Surgical Units. Enferm. glob. [online]. 2017, vol.16, n.46, pp.295-314.  Epub Apr 01, 2017. ISSN 1695-6141.

This study aimed to determine the prevalence of self-reported chronic noncommunicable diseases and their correlation with stress among nursing staff in the surgical block. Analytical study, sectional, with a quantitative approach, which data collection was carried out from a socio-demographic questionnaire and the Job Stress Scale. It was identified that 68.6% of workers denied having chronic noncommunicable diseases, while 12.9% reported obesity, 4.3%, high blood pressure and 2.9%, depression. About the stress level, it was found that 51.4% had intermediate level, 30%, high level and 18.6%, low level. It was concluded that there was no correlation between self-reported chronic noncommunicable diseases and the stress level.

Keywords : Occupational health nursing; psychological stress; chronic disease.

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